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Torres Surname Origin
(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’
Source: American Surnames. ; Smith, Elsdon C; Genealogical Publishing Company, 1997.
Torres Surname Meaning and Family Facts
There is more to Torres family history than the origin of your surname:
A Torres Family History Thought:
'In all of us there is a hunger, marrow-deep, to know our heritage - to know who we are and where we have come from. Without this enriching knowledge, there is a hollow yearning. No matter what our attainments in life, there is still a vacuum. An emptiness. And the most disquieting loneliness.' --Alex Haley