Early Origins of the Tougas family
The surname Tougas was first found in Normandy
(French: Normandie), the former Duchy of Normandy
, where they held a family seat
in the seigneurie of Touques at the mouth of the river Touques in the arrondissement of Pont-l'Evêque. At the mouth of this river stood the castle of Touques, and the Seigneurial family stood high in the aristocratic families of Normandy.
Early History of the Tougas family
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Tougas Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Tougas, Tougat, Touguas, Touguat, Tougue, Tougues, Touquas, Touquat, Touque, Touques, le Tougas, du Touguas, le Touquas, du Touquas, le Touques and many more.
Early Notables of the Tougas family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Tougas family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Tougas Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
- John Tougas, aged 20, who emigrated to the United States from Mantinia, in 1903
- Vasilios Tougas, aged 22, who landed in America from Olympia, in 1904
- W. L. Tougas, aged 57, who settled in America, in 1911
- Jennie Tougas, aged 37, who emigrated to Freeport, Ill., in 1923
Tougas Settlers in Canada in the 17th Century
- Guillaume Tougas, who arrived in Quebec from Normandy in 1695
Contemporary Notables of the name Tougas (post 1700)
- Marie-Soleil Tougas (1970-1997), Canadian actress and TV host from Quebec who died tragically in a plane crash
- Maurice Tougas (b. 1956), Canadian provincial politician in Alberta, MLA for Edmonton Meadowlark (2004-2008)