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."
. The earliest references of the surname and its variants date back to the 16th century.
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