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Tournier Early Origins



The surname Tournier was first found in Languedoc, where this renowned family held a family seat since ancient times.

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Tournier Spelling Variations


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Tournier Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Tournier, Tourniez, Tournié, Tourniée, Tourniay, Turnier, Turniez, Turnié, Turniée, Turniay, Turney, Turnez, Tourney, Tournez, Tourniaie, Tourniais, Tourniait, Turniaie, Turniais, Tournierre, Tourniere, Turnierre, Turniere, Le Tournier, Le Tourniez, Le Tournié, La Tourniée, Le Tourniay, La Tournierre, La Tourniere, La Turnierre, La Turniere, Les Tournieres, Les Tournierres, Les Turnierres and many more.

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Tournier Early History


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Tournier Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Tournier research. Another 509 words (36 lines of text) covering the years 1300, 1342, 1370, 1396, 1440, 1560, 1575, 1626, and 1789 are included under the topic Early Tournier History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Tournier Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Tournier Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 46 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Tournier 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:

Tournier Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Joseph Tournier, aged 18, landed in New York in 1854

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Contemporary Notables of the name Tournier (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Tournier (post 1700)



  • Michel Tournier (1924-2016), French writer who was awarded the Grand Prix du roman de l'Académie française in 1967 for Friday, or, The Other Island and the Prix Goncourt for The Erl-King in 1970
  • Marcel Lucien Tournier (1879-1951), French harpist, composer, and pedagogue; he won the Rossini Prize for his work "Laura et Petrarch"
  • Michel Tournier (b. 1924), French writer, known for "Grand Prix du roman de l'Académie française" (1967), "Friday", and "The Other Island and the Prix Goncourt for The Erl-King" (1970)
  • Mark Andrew Tournier (b. 1971), Australian cricketer
  • Walter Tournier (b. 1944), Uruguayan director of animated and documentary films
  • Paul Tournier (1898-1986), Swiss physician and author, known for his work in pastoral counseling
  • Michael James "Mike" Tournier (b. 1963), English electronic musician
  • Henri Tournier (1834-1904), Swiss entomologist who described many new species of Hymenoptera and Coleoptera
  • Jacques Tournier, Inspector General of Finance, Officer of the Legion of Honour, Paris

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Tournier Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    2. 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).
    3. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    4. 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.
    5. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    6. De Ville, Winston. Gulf Coast Colonials, A Compendium of French Families in Early Eighteenth Century Louisiana. Baltimore, MD: Clearfield, 1999. Print.
    7. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
    8. Conrad, Glenn R. The First Families of Louisiana. Baton Rouge LA: Claitor's Publishing, 1970. Print.
    9. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    10. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
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    The Tournier Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Tournier 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 19 January 2016 at 10:14.

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