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Touques Early Origins



The surname Touques 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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Touques Spelling Variations


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Touques 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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Touques Early History


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Touques Early History



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

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Touques Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Touques Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Touques 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 or some of its variants were: Guillaume Tougas arrived in Quebec from Normandy in 1695.

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    2. de la Porte, A. Tresor Heraldique. Paris: F. Casterman, 1864. Print.
    3. Rupp, Daniel L. A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants to Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776. Baltimore. Print.
    4. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    5. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    6. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    7. Guérard, Albert Léon. France: a Modern History. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1959. Print.
    8. De Ville, Winston. Gulf Coast Colonials, A Compendium of French Families in Early Eighteenth Century Louisiana. Baltimore, MD: Clearfield, 1999. Print.
    9. D'Hozier Charles. Armorial Général de France. Paris: Dillon, 1875. Print.
    10. 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).
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    The Touques Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Touques 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 12 May 2013 at 19:48.

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