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Turner Genealogy & History

Turner is a distinguished English surname that is also found in Germany and Austria. It has three possible derivations: occupational from Old French "tourneour", meaning turn on a lathe, or occupational from Old French "tornei" meaning tournament-director, or as a nickname from Middle English "turnen" meaning fast-runner. There are 50 Turner entries in the Dictionary of National Biography, and there is a feudal manor in Oxfordshire. Turner family history includes immigrants on the Mayflower, John Turner and his two sons, with even earlier settlers in Maine in 1607 and Virginia in 1615. Name variations complicate Turner genealogy: Doener, Durner, Tarner, Terner, Thurner, Tournor, Turney, Tournier, and Turnoure.


Turner Birth Records

NameBirth DateDeath DateLocation
Arla Turner-- --, 1947February 20,1996WI
B Audrey Turner-- --, 1926April 24,1989IL
C Alberta Turner-- --, 1909November ,1975CO
D Arthur Turner-- --, 1920May 13,1998GA

Turner Death Records

NameBirth DateDeath DateLocation
Elizabeth Turner-- --, 1920August 15,2010Blountville,TN
F Cecil Turner-- --, 1912March 28,1994Buckeye,AZ
G Adell Turner-- --, 1913February 15,1998Muscle Shoals,AL
H Albert Turner-- --, 1921July ,1984Bradley,CA

Turner Marriage Records

NameSpouseMarriage DateLocation
Benjamin TurnerBeatrice KimbleSeptember 5,1951Wake, NC
Charles TurnerMyrtle MintonDecember 17,1932Wake, NC
Edwin TurnerLula TaylorNovember 8,1932Wake, NC
Frank TurnerRetta BanksDecember 8,1934Wake, NC

Most Common Surnames After Turner

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45th: Cook46th: Stewart
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49th: Garcia50th: Edwards
51st: Wood52nd: Morgan

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