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The Touchet surname was taken on from any of several places so named, especially in Western France.

Touchet Early Origins



The surname Touchet was first found in Touchet, an arrondissement of Moratin in Normandy. However, some of the family emigrated to England, likely about the time of the Norman Conquest. "Audley [in Staffordshire] gives the title of Baron to the family of Touchet." [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.

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Touchet Spelling Variations


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Touchet Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Touchet, Touchett, Touchette, Le Touchet, Le Touchett, Le Touchette, Touche and many more.

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Touchet Early History


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Touchet Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Touchet research. Another 307 words (22 lines of text) covering the years 1313, 1371, 1371, 1408, 1963, 1409, 1459, 1491, 1465, 1497, 1558, 1689, 1549 and 1638 are included under the topic Early Touchet History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Touchet Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Touchet Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 42 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Touchet Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Touchet Settlers in Canada in the 17th Century

  • Nicolas Touchet, who settled in Quebec in 1649
  • Simon Touchet, who setted in Quebec in 1661

Touchet Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Rene Touchet, who arrived in Quebec in 1746 from Anjou

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Contemporary Notables of the name Touchet (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Touchet (post 1700)



  • Jacques Touchet, French contemporary illustrator
  • Stanislas-Arthur-Xavier Touchet (1842-1926), French Cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church, Bishop of Orléans (1894-1926)
  • Samuel Touchet (1705-1773), English cotton merchant, manufacturer and politician

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.

Other References

  1. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  2. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
  3. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
  4. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
  5. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  6. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
  7. Vaillancourt, Emile. La Conquete du Canada par les Normands. Biographie de la premiere generation Normande du Canada. Montreal: G. Ducharme, 1930. Print.
  8. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
  9. D'Hozier Charles. Armorial Général de France. Paris: Dillon, 1875. Print.
  10. Guérard, Albert Léon. France: a Modern History. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1959. Print.
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The Touchet Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Touchet Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

This page was last modified on 19 March 2017 at 16:13.

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