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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

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 immigrated 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 immigrated 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)

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