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Turgot History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Turgot family

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

Early History of the Turgot family

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Turgot Spelling Variations

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

Early Notables of the Turgot 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 Turgot family to the New World and Oceana

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Turgot Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Rose Turgot married in Quebec in 1762

Contemporary Notables of the name Turgot (post 1700)

  • Louis Félix Étienne, Marquis de Turgot (1796-1866), French diplomat and politician, Minister of Foreign Affairs (1851-1852), son of Etienne-François Turgot
  • Sébastien Turgot (b. 1984), French road bicycle racer for UCI ProTeam AG2R La Mondiale
  • Etienne-François Turgot (1721-1788), French Marquis de Sousmont
  • Michel-Étienne Turgot (1690-1751), French politician and father of Anne Robert Jacques Turgot, perhaps best known for his association with one of the most famous maps of Paris, the "Plan de Turgot" ("Turgot Map") which gives an overhead view of Paris
  • Anne Robert Jacques Turgot (1727-1781), French economist and statesman

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