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Toro History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



The Castillian surname 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 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 Toro family


The surname 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 Toro family


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Toro Spelling Variations


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

Early Notables of the Toro family (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...
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Migration of the Toro family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Toro Settlers in United States in the 16th Century

  • Fray Fernando Toro, who arrived in Dominican Republic in 1517
  • Alonso De Toro who arrived with his family in the Spanish Main in 1561
  • Antonia Rodriguez Toro who arrived in Florida in 1563
  • Juan del Toro who settled in Peru in 1598

Toro Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Ana Del Toro who arrived in New Orleans in 1778

Toro Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Tomas De Toro, who arrived in America in 1811 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Pedro De Toro, who landed in America in 1812 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Diego De Toro, who landed in America in 1812 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Hernando De Toro, who landed in America in 1812 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Juan De Toro, who landed in America in 1813 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Contemporary Notables of the name Toro (post 1700)


  • M. A. Toro, American politician, U.S. Vice Consul in Ponce, 1864 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 12) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Antonio V. Toro, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Puerto Rico, 1960 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 12) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Arturo Ortiz Toro, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Puerto Rico, 1956, 1960, 1964 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 23) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Maria Luisa Del Toro, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 2004 [4]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 22) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Carlos Del Toro, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Virginia, 2008 [4]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 22) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Angelo Del Toro (1947-1994), American Democrat politician, Member of New York State Assembly, 1975-94; Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1980, 1984, 1988 [4]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 22) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Benicio Monserrate Rafael del Toro Sánchez (b. 1967), Puerto Rican and Spanish actor and film producer
  • Guillermo del Toro (b. 1964), Mexican director, producer, screenwriter, novelist and designer
  • Diego Mauricio Toro Arcila (b. 1982), Colombian footballer
  • Sebastián Patricio Toro Hormazábal (b. 1990), Chilean footballer
  • ... (Another 4 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Citations


  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 12) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  3. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 23) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  4. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 22) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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