Tours History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Tours family

The surname Tours was first found in Languedoc, where this acclaimed family held a family seat since ancient times. Château Latour is a French wine estate, rated as a First Growth under the 1855 Bordeaux Classification. It lies at the very southeastern tip of the commune of Pauillac in the Médoc region to the north-west of Bordeaux.

Early History of the Tours family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Tours research. Another 267 words (19 lines of text) covering the years 1259, 1365, 1600, 1610, 1618, 1629, 1688, 1743, and 1789 are included under the topic Early Tours History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Tours Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Latour, Tour, Latourre, Tours, Toure, Tors, La Tour, De Latour, de la Toure, de Tour and many more.

Early Notables of the Tours family (pre 1700)

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Migration of the Tours family

Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Susanne Latour who settled in New York in 1700; and Charles Thomas Latour who settled in Philadelphia in 1880.


Contemporary Notables of the name Tours (post 1700) +

  • Berthold Tours (1838-1897), British musician and musical editor, whose baptismal name was Bartolomeus was son of Bartolomeus Tours, organist of the church of St. Lawrence, Rotterdam


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