Last name: TURNEY

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Last name frequency

TURNEY : This last name is indexed 28,845 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

TURNEY : English (of Norman origin):: 1: habitational name from any of the places in northern France called Tournai-sur-Dive (Orne) Tournay-sur-Odon (Calvados) or Tourny (Eure) or occasionally from Tournai in Hainaut (Belgium).2: perhaps occasionally an occupational name from Middle English tournei turnai ‘lawyer’ (Anglo-Norman French tourné) or a nickname from Middle English tournei(en) ‘(to) joust take part in a tournament’ (Old French torneier). Compare Turner.

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