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.
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).
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.