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

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


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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. He was President...

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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
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  • Mark Turgeon (b. 1965), American head basketball coach of Wichita State University
  • Sylvain Turgeon (b. 1965), Canadian professional NHL hockey player who played from 1983 to 2002, older brother of Pierre Turgeon
  • Pierre Turgeon (b. 1969), Canadian professional NHL hockey player who played from 1987 to 2007
  • Serge Turgeon, Quebec actor
  • Robert Louis Turgeon, lawyer and executive in Montreal
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    Other References

    1. 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.
    2. de la Porte, A. Tresor Heraldique. Paris: F. Casterman, 1864. Print.
    3. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    4. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    5. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    6. Conrad, Glenn R. The First Families of Louisiana. Baton Rouge LA: Claitor's Publishing, 1970. Print.
    7. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    8. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    9. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    10. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
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