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Early Origins of the Torell family

The surname Torell was first found in Milan (Italian: Milano, Milanese: Milan), the second-most populous city in Italy and the capital of Lombardy. The two palaces in the Piazza del Duomo, Palazzo Reale and the palace of the archbishops are notable. The city is rich in art, museums, galleries and sights. Castello Sforzesco stands in the Parco. In those ancient times only persons of rank, the podesta, clergy, city officials, army officers, artists, landowners were entered into the records. To be recorded at this time, at the beginning of recorded history, was of itself a great distinction and indicative of noble ancestry.

Early History of the Torell family

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Torell Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Torelli, Torrello, Torrelles, Torruellas, Torrelo, Torrelli, Torrellas, Torreil and many more.

Early Notables of the Torell family

Prominent among bearers of this family in early times was

  • Giuseppe Torelli (1658-1709), an Italian composer and violinist from Verona

Migration of the Torell family

Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: FrankTorello, who arrived in New York, NY in 1888; Peter Torelli, who was recorded in California in 1890; as well as Giuseppe Torello, who arrived in New York city in 1893..

Contemporary Notables of the name Torell (post 1700) +

  • Torell Troup (b. 1988), former American football defensive tackle on Facebook