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Tougas Early Origins



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.

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Tougas Spelling Variations


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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.

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Tougas Early History


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Tougas Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Tougas research. Another 289 words (21 lines of text) covering the years 1130 and 1165 are included under the topic Early Tougas History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Tougas Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Tougas Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Tougas 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:

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

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Contemporary Notables of the name Tougas (post 1700)


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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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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    2. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    3. Guérard, Albert Léon. France: a Modern History. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1959. Print.
    4. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    5. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    6. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    7. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    8. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    9. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    10. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
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    The Tougas Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Tougas 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 28 May 2016 at 20:28.

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