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Turman Early Origins



The surname Turman was first found in Switzerland, where the name came from humble beginnings but gained a significant reputation for its contribution to the emerging mediaeval society. It later became more prominent as many branches of the same house acquired distant estates and branches, some in foreign countries, always elevating their social status by their great contributions to society.

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Turman Spelling Variations


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Turman Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Thorman, Thormann, Thormans, Thormanns, Thormanes, Thormannes, Thormane, Thormanne, Thorrman, Thorrmann, Thoorman, Thoormann, Thurman, Thurmann, Torman, Tureman and many more.

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Turman Early History


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Turman Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Turman research. Another 171 words (12 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Turman History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Turman Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Turman Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Turman Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: William Thorman who settled in Maryland in 1659; J. Carsten Thorman who arrived in Philadelphia in 1753; Thomas Thorman who arrived in Virginia in 1769.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Turman (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Turman (post 1700)



  • Lawrence Turman (b. 1926), American Academy Award nominated film producer, known for his work on American History X (1998), The Graduate (1967) and The Thing (1982)
  • John Turman (b. 2007), American screenwriter, film producer and storyboard artist, known for his work on Fantastic 4: Rise of the Silver Surfer (2007), Hulk (2003) and Ben 10: Alien Swarm (2009)
  • Joe Garner Turman, American Christian author, speaker and retired missionary
  • Glynn Russell Turman (b. 1947), American Primetime Emmy Award winning stage, television, and film actor, director, and producer, known for his roles Super 8 (2011), Men of Honor (2000), Gremlins (1984) and House of Lies (2012-2014)
  • George Fugett Turman (1928-2008), American politician, 24th Lieutenant Governor of Montana (1981-1989)
  • Reagan Garth "Buddy" Turman (1933-2007), American professional heavyweight boxer

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin . Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    2. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
    3. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
    4. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
    5. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
    6. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1790. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
    7. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
    8. Thirsk, Joan. The Agrarian History of England and Wales. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press: 7 Volumes. Print.
    9. Foster, Joseph. Dictionary of Heraldry Feudal Coats of Arms and Pedigrees. London: Bracken Books, 1989. Print. (ISBN 1-85170-309-8).
    10. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
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    The Turman Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Turman Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 23 May 2013 at 08:22.

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