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Meaning and name origin

Torin \t(o)-rin\ as a boy's 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.


Torin has 6 variant forms: Toran, Torean, Toren, Torion, Torran and Torrian.

For more information, see also the related boy name Torrence.


Torin is not a popular first name for males and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Torin and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Dorian (#535) and Torrance. (2014 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Dorian, Torrance in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Torin is also pronounced similarly to Taran, Taren, Tarin, Taron, Tarrin, Tarun, Teran, Teron, Terrin, Teryn, Torrin and Tyron. Other suggested similar baby names are Corin, Gorin, Korin, Lorin, Tern, Thorian, Thorin, Thorn, Tobin, Toril and Torio. These names tend to be more commonly used than Torin.