Last name origins & meanings:
- Galician, Catalan, Spanish, Portuguese, and Jewish (Sephardic): habitational name from any of the numerous places named Torres, all
named with the plural of torre ‘tower’ (see Torre).
- Italian: habitational name from Torres in Belluno or
Porto Torres in Sassari. In southern Italy the surname is sometimes a
borrowing from Spanish (see 1).
- Dutch: from a short form of
Victoris, from the Latin personal name Victorius.
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