Torres 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 Torres mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.

Origin and Meaning of Torres

User Submitted Origins

Puerto Rican

User Submitted Meanings

  1. According to 6 people from the United States and Finland, the name Torres is of Spanish origin and means "Towers".
  2. A submission from Arizona, U.S. says the name Torres means "Tall tower".
  3. According to a user from Pennsylvania, U.S., the name Torres means "That you live in a tower".
  4. A submission from New Jersey, U.S. says the name Torres means "God is giving" and is of Spanish origin.
  5. A submission from Florida, U.S. says the name Torres means "Dude".
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From Portuguese and Spanish torres (“towers”), indicating someone who lived in or near a tower.

  1. A topographic surname​ of Spanish and Portuguese origin.

Torres was also found in the following language(s): Cebuano, Portuguese, and Spanish

Notable Persons Named Torres

Notable Persons Named Torres


Torres was born in 1565. He breathed his last breath in 1607.

Torres Pereira

Torres Pereira is a soccer player for the Sporting Clube de Portugal and Portugal national football team. Torres was born in Portugal.

Torres Pastor

Torres was born on April 19th, 1930. He breathed his last breath on March 14th, 2014.

Torres García Jonatan Jaaziel

Torres García Jonatan Jaaziel is an athlete for the Tecamachalco Sur.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Torres

Notable Persons With the Last Name Torres

Fernando Torres

Fernando Torres is a soccer player for the Atlético Madrid, A.C. Milan, Liverpool F.C., Chelsea F.C., Spain national under-15 football team, Spain national under-16 football team, and Spain national under-17 football team. Fernando was born on March 20th, 1984 in Fuenlabrada, Spain.

Gina Torres

Gina Torres is an actress. She was most active from 1992 to present. Gina was born on April 25th, 1969 in New York City, New York, U.S.

Eve Torres

Eve was born on August 21st, 1984 in Boston. Eve is also known as Eve.

Callie Torres

Callie Torres is an attending orthopedic surgeon at grey sloan memorial hospital and attending physician. Callie is also known as Calliope Plantain.

Dayanara Torres

Dayanara Torres is a beauty queen. She holds the title Miss International Puerto Rico 1992, Miss Puerto Rico 1993, Miss Universe 1993, and Miss Puerto Rico. Dayanara was given the name Dayanara Torres Delgado on October 28th, 1974 in San Juan, Puerto Rico.

Liz Torres

Liz Torres is an actress, singer, and comedian. She was most prominent from 1969 to present. Liz was given the name Elizabeth Larrieu Torres on September 27th, 1947 in Bronx, New York, U.S.

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  • Miguel Torres
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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Torres U.S.
  White 5.35% 64.26%
  African American 0.57% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 1.43% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.20% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.28% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 92.16% 16.26%

Of Last Name Torres

People with the last name Torres are most frequently Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Torres

  • What name lists does Torres rank for?
  • How Popular is the name Torres? Torres is the 23,250th most popular name of all time. As a last name Torres was the 37th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Torres have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 281 babies born with the first name Torres in the United States. That's more than enough people named Torres to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Torres? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1961 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Torres first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Torres is Monday, October 17th, 1881.
  • What year had the most people named Torres born? The highest recorded use of the first name Torres was in 1995 with a total of 14 babies.
  • Random Torres Factoid: According to the 2015 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Torres is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 5 babies in California have the same name in 2015.
  • Weird things about the name Torres: The name spelled backwards is Serrot. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Soterr. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Torres? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 437,813 people with the last name Torres.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Torres? Torres was ranked as the 37th most popular last name but is still less than 0.1% of the population!
  • Torres name meaning

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