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Torry Surname Origin(Locality). Torr, Gaelic, a conical hill or mountain, a mound, a grave, a tower; piled up, formed into heaps; to heap up, to bury.
Source: An Etymological Dictionary of Family and Christian Names With an Essay on their Derivation and Import; Arthur, William, M.A.; New York, NY: Sheldon, Blake, Bleeker & CO., 1857.
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'Not to know what happened before we were born is to remain perpetually a child. For what is the worth of a human life unless it is woven into the life of our ancestors by the records of history' -- Cicero