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Updated June 9, 2019

Boy name origins & meanings

  • Irish : From the low hills

Boy name variations

Family name origins & meanings

  • English : topographic name for someone who lived by a tor or rocky hilltop (Old English torr, of Celtic origin), or a habitational name from any of the places named with this word, for example Torre or Torr in Devon, where the surname is frequent.
  • English : nickname for someone thought to resemble a bull, Anglo-Norman French tor (Latin taurus).
  • English : perhaps a habitational name from a minor place in Fife.

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