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

Origin and Meaning of Toure

User Submitted Origins


User Submitted Meanings

  1. According to a user from California, U.S., the name Toure is of African origin and means "Elephant".
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International Interest
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Notable Persons Named Toure

Notable Persons Named Toure


Touré is a writer. Touré was given the name Touré Neblett on March 20th, 1971 in Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.

MC Tee

MC Tee is an old-school hip hop and electro (music) musician. He plays Microphone. His career lasted from 1984 to 1988. MC was given the name Touré Embden in 1966. MC is also known as MC Tee, Crime Master Tee, and Tee-Ski.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Toure

Notable Persons With the Last Name Toure

Yaya Touré

Yaya Touré is a soccer player for the Manchester City F.C., ASEC Mimosas, K.S.K. Beveren, FC Metalurh Donetsk, Olympiacos F.C., AS Monaco FC, FC Barcelona, and Ivory Coast national football team. Yaya was born on May 13th, 1983 in Bouaké, Ivory Coast.

Kolo Touré

Kolo Touré is a soccer player for the Liverpool F.C., ASEC Mimosas, Arsenal F.C., Manchester City F.C., and Ivory Coast national football team. Kolo was born on March 19th, 1981 in Bouaké, Ivory Coast.

Ali Farka Touré

Ali Farka Touré was a blues, music of mali, and folk music musician. He plays Guitar, Cabasa, Njarka, and Vocals. Ali was given the name Ali Ibrahim Touré on October 31st, 1939 in Timbuktu. He left this life on March 7th, 2006.

Ahmed Sékou Touré

Ahmed Sékou Touré was a president. His most notable accomplishments were from 1958 to 1984. Ahmed was born on January 9th, 1922 in Faranah. He passed away on March 26th, 1984.

Ibrahim Touré

Ibrahim Touré was a soccer player for the ASEC Mimosas, FC Metalurh Donetsk, OGC Nice, Al-Ittihad SC Aleppo, Misr El-Makasa SC, Telephonat Beni Suef SC, and Al-Safa' SC. Ibrahim was born on September 27th, 1985 in Bouaké. He passed away on June 19th, 2014.

Almamy Touré

Almamy Touré is a soccer player for the AS Monaco FC. Almamy was born on April 28th, 1996 in Bamako.

  • Touré
  • Samory Toure
  • Thomas Touré
    Soccer Player
  • Amadou Toumani Touré
    President of Mali
  • Vieux Farka Touré
  • Zargo Touré
    Soccer Player
  • Karidja Touré
  • Birama Touré
    Soccer Player
  • José Touré
    Soccer Player
  • Assimiou Touré
    Soccer Player
  • Demba Touré
    Soccer Player
  • Alassane Touré
    Soccer Player
  • Ansu Toure
    Soccer Player
  • Ismaël Touré
    Minister of Public Works

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Toure U.S.
  White 2.37% 64.26%
  African American 92.22% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.59% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.05% 16.26%

Of Last Name Toure

People with the last name Toure are most frequently African American

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Fun Facts about the name Toure

  • How Popular is the name Toure? Toure is the 19,070th most popular name of all time. As a last name Toure was the 13,764th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Toure have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 404 babies born with the first name Toure in the United States. That's more than enough people named Toure 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 Toure? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1965 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Toure first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Toure is Saturday, October 29th, 1904.
  • What year had the most people named Toure born? The highest recorded use of the first name Toure was in 2008 with a total of 18 babies.
  • Random Toure Factoid: According to the 2008 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Toure is not a popular baby boy's name in New York. Imagine that, only 6 babies in New York have the same name in 2008.
  • Weird things about the name Toure: The name spelled backwards is Eruot. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Rotue. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Toure? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 2,198 people with the last name Toure.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Toure? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Toure as their last name since less than 1 person in 133k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!
  • Toure name meaning

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