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Tura History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



Early Origins of the Tura family


The surname Tura was first found in southern Italy. Though some variants of the name Tura are found in northern Italy, as well. The surname Tura is of nickname origin, derived from a personal or physical characteristic of the first person in this family. In this case, the name Tura comes from the Italian "bonaventura," meaning "good luck" or "good fortune."

Early History of the Tura family


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Tura Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Venturi, Venturella, Venturelli, Venturin, Venturino, Venturini, Ventura, Venturoli, Tura, Turella, Turel and many more.

Early Notables of the Tura family (pre 1700)


Prominent among members of the family was Roberto Ventura, Baron of Casanova, was appointed Chancellor to Charles I of Spain who was also Holy Roman Emperor. Also, the Ventura family, from Bari and Lecce, and originally from the city of Salerno, were one of the most important feudal families of the...
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Migration of the Tura family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Francisco Ventura, 35; who arrived in New Orleans, Louisiana in 1854. Six years later, in 1860; Juan Victoriano Ventura came to Puerto Rico; as did Jaime Falla Ventura in 1869. Ginlia Ventura arrived in Montreal in 1913 when she was only 7 years old, having crossed the ocean onboard the SS Italia..

Contemporary Notables of the name Tura (post 1700)


  • Cosima Tura (1430-1495), Italian artist
  • Jordi Solé Tura, Spanish government official

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