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Updated March 6, 2024

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Family name origins & meanings

  • Spanish : habitational name from Toro in Zamora province, called Campos Gotorum in the Middle Ages.
  • Spanish : nickname from toro ‘bull’ (usually in the form Del Toro).
  • Italian : nickname for a lusty person or a metonymic occupational name for a tender of bulls, from Italian toro ‘bull’ (Latin taurus).
  • Italian : from a short form of the personal name Ristoro.
  • Estonian or Finnish : unexplained.

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