Torres Family History
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Torres Name Meaning
Galician, Catalan, Spanish, Portuguese, and Jewish (Sephardic): habitational name from any of the numerous places named Torres, all named with the plural of torre ‘tower’ (see Torre). Italian: habitational name from Torres in Belluno or Porto Torres in Sassari. In southern Italy the surname is sometimes a borrowing from Spanish (see 1). Dutch: from a short form of Victoris, from the Latin personal name Victorius.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Torre, Terres, Torrens, Borges, Torr, Torney, Forbes, Tomes, Toles