The Castillian surname Del 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 Del 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."
Early Origins of the Del toro family
The surname Del 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.
Early History of the Del toro family
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