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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."

Del toro Early Origins



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.

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Del toro Spelling Variations


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Del toro Spelling Variations



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

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Del toro Early History


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Del toro Early History



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

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Del toro Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Del 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 Del 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:

Del toro Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Antonio DelToro, who landed in Peru in 1892

Del toro Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Angelo DelToro, aged 18, who emigrated to America from Calitri, in 1901
  • Leonolo DelToro, aged 42, who settled in America from Calitri, in 1901
  • Francesco DelToro, aged 56, who landed in America from Salerno, in 1902
  • Antonio Deltoro, aged 45, who emigrated to the United States from Catignano, in 1905
  • Antonio delToro, aged 53, who landed in America from Atrani, in 1906
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Del toro (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Del toro (post 1700)



  • Benicio del Toro (b. 1967), Puerto Rican-born, American Academy Award, Golden Globe Award, Screen Actors Guild Award, and BAFTA Award winning actor and film producer
  • Rebeca Pous Del Toro (b. 1978), Spanish singer
  • Emiliano Mercado del Toro (1891-2007), Spanish centenarian who lived to 115 years old, one-time oldest person in the world
  • General Ulises Rosales del Toro (b. 1942), Cuban Minister of Agriculture (2008 to 2010)
  • Miguel del Toro (1972-2001), Mexican Major League Baseball pitcher
  • Guillermo del Toro (b. 1964), Mexican British Academy Award winning film director
  • Enrique Campos del Toro (b. 1900), Puerto Rican banker and law professor, Attorney General of Puerto Rico
  • Emilio del Toro (1876-1955), judge and lawyer in Puerto Rico

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. García Carraffa, Alberto and Arturo. Diccionario Heráldico y Genealógico de Apellidos Españoles y Americanos 88 Volumes. Madrid: A. Marzo. Print.
    2. de Cadenas, Vicente Y Viicent. Caballeros de La Orden de Santiago Siglo XVIII. Madrid: Hidalguía, 1996. Print.
    3. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    4. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    5. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    6. Atienza, Julio De Atienza. Español: Diccionario Heraldico De Apellidos Españoles Y De Titulos Nobiliarios. Madrid: Aguilar, 1959. Print.
    7. Chronological list of passengers to Spanish America (including Florida and Louisiana, 1538-1559). From documents in the "Indian Archives". Sevilla. Print.
    8. Diez, Ma Del Carmen Galbis. Catalogo de Pasajeros a Indias Durante los siglos XVI, XVII y XVIII Archivo General de Indias Sevilla Volume 6. Murcia, Spain: Ministerio de Cultura, 1986. Print.
    9. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    10. 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.
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    The Del toro Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Del 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 20 November 2016 at 16:57.

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