Scottish habitational surname
"from the hillocks"

Torrance Origin and Meaning

The name Torrance is a girl's name meaning "from the hillocks".

Popularized for girls after Kirsten Dunst portrayed high school cheerleading captain Torrance Shipman in the 2000 movie Bring it On. Tori is an easy nickname.

Famous People Named Torrance

  • Torrance Heather "Torry" Castellanodrummer for American band The Donnas
  • Torrance FleischmannAmerican Olympic equestrian

Torrance in Pop Culture

  • Torrance Shipmancharacter in the movie "Bring It On," played by Kirsten Dunst
  • TorranceCalifornia, USA

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