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Turgeon History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



Early Origins of the Turgeon family


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

Early History of the Turgeon family


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Turgeon Spelling Variations


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

Early Notables of the Turgeon family (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...
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Migration of the Turgeon family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Turgeon Settlers in Canada in the 17th Century

  • Charles Turgeon, who married in 1648 in Quebec
  • Claire Turgeon married in Quebec in 1665
  • Jean Turgeon married in 1688 in Quebec

Turgeon Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Jacques Turgeon married in Beaumont, Quebec in 1704
  • Elisabeth Turgeon married in Beaumont, Quebec in 1723
  • Angelique Turgeon married in Beaumont, Quebec in 1723
  • Louis Turgeon married in Beaumont, Quebec in 1728
  • Geneviève Turgeon married in Beaumont, Quebec in 1729

Contemporary Notables of the name Turgeon (post 1700)


  • Charlotte Turgeon (1912-2009), American chef and author
  • Eugene Joseph "Pete" Turgeon (1897-1977), American Major League Baseball shortstop for the Chicago Cubs in 1923
  • Mark Turgeon (b. 1965), American head basketball coach of Wichita State University
  • Pierre-Flavien Turgeon (1787-1867), Canadian Roman Catholic priest and Archbishop of Quebec
  • Pierre Turgeon (b. 1947), Canadian novelist and essayist
  • Marie-Élisabeth Turgeon (1840-1881), Canadian Roman Catholic religious sister and Blessed
  • Pauline Dai Turgeon (b. 1890), Canadian stage actress
  • William Ferdinand Alphonse Turgeon (1877-1969), Canadian politician, judge, and diplomat
  • Louis Turgeon (1762-1827), Canadian notary, seigneur and politician
  • Joseph Turgeon (1751-1831), Canadian master carpenter and politician who represented Leinster in the Legislative Assembly of Lower Canada from 1808 to 1809
  • ... (Another 9 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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