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Tourgis Early Origins



The surname Tourgis was first found in Normandy (French: Normandie), the former Duchy of Normandy.

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Tourgis Spelling Variations


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Tourgis Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Turgeon, Turgis, Tourgis, Turgot, Turgan and others.

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Tourgis Early History


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Tourgis Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Tourgis research. More information is included under the topic Early Tourgis History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Tourgis Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Tourgis Early Notables (pre 1700)



Notable amongst the family in this period was Michel-Étienne Turgot, a French magistrate who was born in Paris in 1690. He was of an ancient family, distinguished in their nobility, who in the thirteenth century, was mainly established in Brittany and since then has been primarily in Normandy. He was President...

Another 94 words (7 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Tourgis 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: 560 individuals who arrived from France onto Canadian shores between 1600 and 1900. Most came during the nineteenth century, but a few immigrated earlier, such as Charles Turgeon, who married in 1648 in Quebec.

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Citations



    Other References

    1. Doyle, William. The Oxford History of the French Revolution. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0192852213).
    2. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    3. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    4. de la Porte, A. Tresor Heraldique. Paris: F. Casterman, 1864. Print.
    5. 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).
    6. Conrad, Glenn R. The First Families of Louisiana. Baton Rouge LA: Claitor's Publishing, 1970. Print.
    7. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    8. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    9. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    10. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
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    The Tourgis Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Tourgis 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 26 June 2014 at 14:08.

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