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Toren Early Origins



The surname Toren was first found in East Prussia, where the name Thuren came from humble beginnings but gained a significant reputation for its contribution to the emerging mediaeval society. It later became more prominent as numerous branches of the same house acquired distant estates, some of which were located in other countries. Through the acquisition of these estates as well as their important contributions to society, the family successfully elevated their social status.

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Toren Spelling Variations


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Toren Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Thuren, Thrun, Thurren, Thurrn, Thurenn, Thurnn, Thurens, Thurenes, Thurenns, Thurennes, Thurns, Thurne, Thoren, Thouren, Toren and many more.

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Toren Early History


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Toren Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Toren research. Another 251 words (18 lines of text) covering the year 1635 is included under the topic Early Toren History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Toren Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Toren Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Toren 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 or some of its variants were: settlers who traveled to the New World and established themselves along the eastern seaboard of the United States, and Canada in the 18th and 19th centuries..

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Contemporary Notables of the name Toren (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Toren (post 1700)



  • Harm Toren, American Republican politician, Candidate in primary for Montana State House of Representatives 3rd District, 2010

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Toren Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    2. Karlsruhe. Badisches Generallandesarchiv Baden Emigration lists 1866-1911. Salt Lake City: Microfilm of Card Index by the Genealogical Society of Utah. Print.
    3. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
    4. Jones, Henry Z. Palatine Families of New York 2 Volumes. Rockland, ME: Picton Press, 2001. Print. (ISBN 978-0961388829).
    5. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    6. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
    7. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    8. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    9. Preuss, Otto. Die Lippischen Familiennamen mit Berücksichtigung der Ortsnamen. Detmold: Meyer'sche Hofbuchh, 1887. Print.
    10. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
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    The Toren Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Toren 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 12 November 2015 at 10:09.

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