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The Castillian surname De toro is of habitation origin, being derived from the name of the place where the original bearer lived or held land. Thus, in this instance, the surname De toro signifies "one from Toro." The place name Toro is derived from the word "toro," which has been present in the Castillian language since 1102, and is derived from the Latin word "taurus," meaning "bull."

De toro Early Origins



The surname De toro was first found in the Castilian province of Zamora in Spain. The earliest references of the surname and its variants date back to the 16th century.

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De toro Spelling Variations


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De toro Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Toro, Del Toro, De Toro, Torro and others.

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De toro Early History


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De toro Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our De toro research. Another 205 words (15 lines of text) covering the years 173 and 1732 are included under the topic Early De toro History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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De toro Early Notables (pre 1700)


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De toro Early Notables (pre 1700)



Con la Reconquista guerra con la que los cristianos bajo las órdenes del rey Fernando y la reina Isabel reconquistaron a España y expulsaron a los musulmanes invasores en...

Another 29 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early De toro Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

De toro Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Juan DeToro, who landed in Mexico in 1836
  • Bernaldino DeToro, who arrived in New Spain in 1837
  • Anton DeToro, who landed in Guatemala in 1838

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Contemporary Notables of the name De toro (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name De toro (post 1700)



  • Angelo DeToro, American Democrat politician, Member of Connecticut Democratic State Central Committee, 1940

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    2. Archivo General De Indias, Sevilla. Catalogo de Pasajeros a Indias durante los Siglos XVI, XVII y XVIII Edited by the docents of the General Indian Archives under the Director of the Archives, Don Cristobal Bermudez Plata 3 Volumes - Volume 1 1509-1534. Sevilla, Spain: Imprenta de la Gavidia, 1940. Print.
    3. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    4. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    5. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    6. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Armorial Général by J.B. Rietstap. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. 1967. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-209).
    7. Carr, Raymond. Spain, 1808-1975. 2nd Ed. . Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1982. Print. (ISBN 978-0198221272).
    8. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
    9. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    10. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
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    The De toro Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The De toro Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 16 November 2015 at 11:00.

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