Torry name meaning

Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

Meaning and Origin

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

Origin and Meaning of Torry

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User Submitted Meanings

  1. A submission from Colorado, U.S. says the name Torry means "Goddess of light".
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Notable Persons Named Torry

Notable Persons Named Torry

Torry Holt

Torry Holt is a football player. He was most prominent from 1999 to 2009. Torry was born on June 5th, 1976 in Greensboro, North Carolina.

Torry Castellano

Torry Castellano is a rock music drummer. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1993 to 2010. Torry was given the name Torrance Heather Castellano on January 8th, 1979.

Torry Epps

Torry Epps was a football player. He was most prominent from 1990 to 2002. Torry was born on May 28th, 1967 in Uniontown, Pennsylvania. He left this life on June 1st, 2005.

Torry Larsen

Torry Pedersen

Torry was born on September 28th, 1957.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Torry

Notable Persons With the Last Name Torry

Clare Torry

Clare Torry is a singer. Clare was born on November 29th, 1947 in United Kingdom.

Guy Torry

Guy Torry is an actor and comedian. His ongoing career started in 1991. Guy was given the name Robert Torry on January 12th, 1969 in St. Louis.

Joe Torry

Joe Torry is an actor and comedian. Joe was given the name Joseph Pierre Torry on September 28th, 1965 in St. Louis, Missouri, U.S.

Patrick Torry

Patrick was born on December 27th, 1763. He left this life on October 3rd, 1852.

John Torry

John was born on August 27th, 1800 in Peterhead. He left this life on September 8th, 1886.

Mads Torry

Mads Torry is a sports team member.


Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Torry U.S.
  White 31.79% 64.26%
  African American 60.54% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 3.67% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 3.04% 16.26%

Of Last Name Torry

People with the last name Torry are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Torry

  • How Popular is the name Torry? Torry is the 7,827th most popular name of all time. As a last name Torry was the 35,866th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Torry have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,679 babies born with the first name Torry in the United States. That's more than enough people named Torry to occupy the territory of Christmas Island (Australia) with an estimated population of 1,462 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Torry? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1946 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Torry first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Torry is Thursday, February 23rd, 1882.
  • What year had the most people named Torry born? The highest recorded use of the first name Torry was in 1976 with a total of 71 babies.
  • Random Torry Factoid: According to the 1978 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Torry is not a popular baby boy's name in Georgia. Imagine that, only 7 babies in Georgia have the same name in 1978.
  • Weird things about the name Torry: The name spelled backwards is Yrrot. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Ortyr. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Torry? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 626 people with the last name Torry.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Torry? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Torry as their last name since less than 1 person in 476k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!
  • Torry name meaning

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