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

Touchette Early Origins



The surname Touchette 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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Touchette Spelling Variations


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Touchette 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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Touchette Early History


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Touchette Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Touchette 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 Touchette History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Touchette Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Touchette Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 42 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Touchette 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:

Touchette Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Joseph Touchette, who arrived in America in 1787

Touchette Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Joseph Touchette, aged 24, who settled in America, in 1920
  • Mary Flora Touchette, aged 39, who emigrated to the United States from Le Havre, in 1921
  • Joseph I. Touchette, aged 37, who emigrated to New Bedford, Massachusetts, in 1923

Touchette Settlers in Canada in the 20th Century

  • J. K. Touchette, aged 43, who emigrated to Casselmar, Ontario, in 1913

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Contemporary Notables of the name Touchette (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Touchette (post 1700)



  • Antoine Touchette, Canadian actor
  • Pierre Touchette, Canadian Gemini nominated producer

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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. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
  2. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
  3. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
  4. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
  5. Doyle, William. The Oxford History of the French Revolution. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0192852213).
  6. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
  7. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
  8. de la Porte, A. Tresor Heraldique. Paris: F. Casterman, 1864. Print.
  9. Vaillancourt, Emile. La Conquete du Canada par les Normands. Biographie de la premiere generation Normande du Canada. Montreal: G. Ducharme, 1930. Print.
  10. De Ville, Winston. Gulf Coast Colonials, A Compendium of French Families in Early Eighteenth Century Louisiana. Baltimore, MD: Clearfield, 1999. Print.
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The Touchette Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Touchette 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 14 March 2016 at 11:03.

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