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What does Torin mean?

Torin Pronunciation of Torin as a boys' name is pronounced TOR-en. It is of Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Torin is "chief". Contemporary use of Torin and its variants probably are based on Torrance and Dorian. Also form of Torrence.


ASSOCIATED WITH gaelic, chief (leader)


VARIANTS Toran, Torean, Toren, Torion, Torran, Torrian

ALTERNATIVE FORMS VIA DORIAN, TORRANCE Dore, Dorien, Dorion, Dorrian, Dorrien, Torence

(male) Tomin, ..

(female) Torna, ..

Torin Darius (T.D.), ..

How popular is Torin?

Torin is an unusual first name for males. Torin is an unusual last name too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Torin was first listed in 1960-1969 and reached its peak rank of #1123 in the U.S. in 2007, and is currently at #1212. (2016 U.S. SSA RECORDS)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Torin name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Torin outside U.S.

Which version is better?

Dorian (#542 VIA LATEST LIST), Dorien, Torrance and Torrence are the popular related forms of Torin (#1212) listed in the Top 2000. Other variants, like Dorrien, are seldom used. These forms of Torin were at the apex of their popularity in 2004 (MEDIAN #1395) and are almost as common today (#1550, DOWN 13.5%). Dorian is the most contemporarily stylish birth name here.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Torin, Dorian, Dorien, Torrance, Torrence in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Torin and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Torin is pronounced similarly to Taran, Taren, Tarin, Taron, Taroon, Taroun, Tarran, Tarren, Tarrin, Tarron, Tarryn, Tarun, Teran, Teron, Terran, Terrin, Terron, Terryn, Teryn, Tirohn, Tirone, Tirown, Torrin, Tyron and Tyrone. Other recommended sound-alike names are Arin, Arrin, Bowin, Colin, Corin, Corvin, Corwin, Darin, Farin, Garin, Godin, Gorin, Gorrin, Herin, Jovin, Korin, Korrin, Lorin, Lorrin, Morfin, Nolin, Orrin, Talin, Tavin, Tern, Tevin, Thorian, Thorin, Thorn, Tobi, Tobin, Tobyn, Tomie, Tomkin, Tomlin, Ton, Toni, Tor, Torey, Toril, Torio, Toro, Torr, Torre, Torrie, Torrio (see Torio), Tory, Tris, Twain and Tynin. These names tend to be more commonly used than Torin.

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