Toren name meaning

First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

Meaning and Origin

What does the name Toren mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.

Origin and Meaning of Toren

User Submitted Origins


User Submitted Meanings

  1. According to a user from Oregon, U.S., the name Toren is of Dutch origin and means "Tower".
  2. A user from Nigeria says the name Toren is of English origin and means "Success".
  3. A submission from Texas, U.S. says the name Toren means "Strong powerful" and is of English origin.
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From Middle Dutch torre, from Old Dutch turn, from Old French tur, from Latin turris.

  1. tower
  2. (chess) rook

Notable Persons Named Toren

Notable Persons Named Toren

Toren Smith

Toren was born on April 12th, 1960. He passed away on March 4th, 2013.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Toren

Notable Persons With the Last Name Toren

Märta Torén

Märta Torén was an actor. She was most prominent from 1942 to 1957. Märta was born on May 21st, 1925 in Stockholm. Märta is also known as Marta Toren. She breathed her last breath on February 19th, 1957.

Graf Toren

Carl-Axel Torén

Carl-Axel was born on March 8th, 1887 in Stockholm, Sweden. He died on October 21st, 1961.


Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Toren U.S.
  White 92.48% 64.26%
  African American 1.55% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.11% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 4.65% 16.26%

Of Last Name Toren

People with the last name Toren are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Toren

  • How Popular is the name Toren? Toren is the 12,176th most popular name of all time. As a last name Toren was the 47,006th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Toren have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 836 babies born with the first name Toren in the United States. That's more than enough people named Toren to occupy the country of Vatican City with an estimated population of 800 (as of March 1, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Toren? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1959 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Toren first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Toren is Wednesday, March 21st, 1917.
  • What year had the most people named Toren born? The highest recorded use of the first name Toren was in 2009 with a total of 39 babies.
  • Random Toren Factoid: According to the 2011 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Toren is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 5 babies in California have the same name in 2011.
  • Weird things about the name Toren: The name spelled backwards is Nerot. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Reotn. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Toren? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 452 people with the last name Toren.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Toren? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Toren as their last name since less than 1 person in 667k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!
  • Toren name meaning

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