(French: Normandie), the former Duchy of Normandy.
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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
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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.