Log in  | Not a member? Register or
UK election will cancel Brexit...?

525,856 TURNER members around the world

Keep me informed as to TURNER Family online & offline events

TURNER points found: 120

TURNER Family History

Recorded in several spellings including Turner, Turnor, Thurner, Tourner and Tournor, this is one of the great British surnames. With over fifty entries in the Dictionary of National Biography, it perhaps surprisingly it has at least three possible origins. Firstly, it may be an occupational name for a maker of small objects of wood, metal, or bone by turning on a lather, deriving from the Anglo-Norman French word "torner". Secondly, it may be a nickname for a fast runner, from the Middle English elements "turnen" to turn, plus the fusing of "hare" a hare. Thirdly, it may be occupational for an official in charge of a tournament, deriving from the Old French word "tornei"...

The TURNER Family Message Board

Leave a message for TURNER family members.

  • Find your TURNER ancestor
  • Tell us about your TURNER Family
  • Ask a question about the TURNER history
  • Tell us about your TURNER ancestors

Invite more TURNER family members!

Click 'Invite' to connect with more members of the TURNER tribe.

Log in or Register to invite others
Family Coat of Arms Generator

Why not see what your family crest could look like based on your own family characteristics?

Create Crest