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La Torre Early Origins



The surname La Torre was first found in Languedoc, where this acclaimed family held a family seat since ancient times.

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La Torre Spelling Variations


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La Torre Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Latour, Tour, Latourre, Tours, Toure, Tors, La Tour, De Latour, de la Toure, de Tour and many more.

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La Torre Early History


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La Torre Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our La Torre research. Another 312 words (22 lines of text) covering the years 1259, 1365, 1600, 1610, 1618, 1629, 1688, 1743, and 1789 are included under the topic Early La Torre History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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La Torre Early Notables (pre 1700)


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La Torre Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early La Torre 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:

La Torre Settlers in United States in the 16th Century

  • Isabel LaTorre, who came to Peru in 1580
  • Maria LaTorre, who came to Peru in 1580

La Torre Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • A. Latorre, who arrived in New Orleans in 1836
  • A Latorre, aged 20, arrived in New Orleans, La in 1836
  • P Latorre, aged 39, landed in New Orleans, La in 1850
  • Alonso Latorre, who arrived in Puerto Rico in 1854
  • Jose Latorre, aged 20, landed in Puerto Rico in 1867
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name La Torre (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name La Torre (post 1700)



  • Juan Carlos Latorre Carmona (b. 1949), Chilean politician
  • Mariano Lautaro Latorre Court (1886-1955), Chilean writer who won the Chilean National Prize for Literature in 1944
  • Roxana Itatí Latorre (b. 1952), Argentine Justicialist Party politician
  • Colonel Lorenzo Latorre (1844-1916), Uruguay soldier and politician, Minister of War and then President of Uruguay (1879-1880)
  • Juan José Latorre Benavente (1846-1912), Chilean Vice Admiral, eponym of the Almirante Latorre, a super-dreadnought Chilean Navy battleship
  • Claudio Latorre (b. 1986), Chilean footballer
  • Diego Fernando Latorre (b. 1969), former Argentine football striker
  • Angel Cabrera Latorre, Spanish naturalist and journalist

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    2. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    3. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    4. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
    5. de la Porte, A. Tresor Heraldique. Paris: F. Casterman, 1864. Print.
    6. Conrad, Glenn R. The First Families of Louisiana. Baton Rouge LA: Claitor's Publishing, 1970. Print.
    7. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    8. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    9. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    10. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    11. ...

    The La Torre Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The La Torre 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 3 April 2016 at 10:18.

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