Turner


Turner

Turner can refer to:
*One who uses a lathe for turning
*A kitchen utensil closely related to a spatula

People

Turner is a common English surname meaning "one who works with a lathe". [http://surnames.behindthename.com/php/search.php?type=n&terms=turner] . People who have the surname Turner include:

*J. M. W. Turner (1775–1851), English Romantic landscape painter

Common first name combinations

*Various people named Alex Turner
*Various people named Andrew Turner
*Various people named Brad Turner
*Various people named Brian Turner
*Various people named Charles Turner
*Various people named Dan Turner
*Various people named Daniel Turner
*Various people named David Turner
*Various people named Fred Turner, or Frederick Turner
*Various people named George Turner
*Various people named Henry Turner
*Various people named Jack Turner
*Various people named James Turner (disambiguation)
*Various people named Jim Turner
*Various people named Joel Turner
*Various people named John Turner (disambiguation)
*Various people named Lynn Turner
*Various people named Mark Turner
*Various people named Matt Turner
*Various people named Michael Turner, or Mike Turner
*Various people named Richard Turner
*Various people named Ron Turner
*Various people named Steve Turner
*Various people named Thomas Turner
*Various people named William Turner (disambiguation), or Will or Bill Turner

Notable individuals

*Adair Turner, Baron Turner of Ecchinswell (1955–), British businessman and academic
*Bake Turner, American football player who played wide receiver
*Ben Turner (1988-), English footballer
*Benjamin S. Turner (1825-1894), American slave turned politician
*Bonnie and Terry Turner, husband and wife sitcom writing team
*Bree Turner (1977-), American actress
*Bulldog Turner (1919-1998), American football player
*C. Turner Joy (1895–1956), U.S. Navy Admiral in World War II and the Korean War
*Chris Turner (author), Canadian writer
*Chris Turner (footballer born 1951), former English football (soccer) manager and player
*Chris Turner (footballer born 1958), English football (soccer) manager
*Chris Turner (footballer born 1987), Northern Irish professional footballer
*Chris Turner (footballer born 1990), English footballer currently with Accrington Stanley
*Clarence W. Turner (1866-1939), American politician
*Clorinda Matto de Turner (1853-1909), Peruvian writer
*Dawson Turner (1775-1858), English banker and botanist
*Dennis Turner, Baron Bilston (1942-), British Member of Parliament
*Des Turner, British politician
*Dwayne Turner, British comic book artist
*Edward Turner, British motorcycle and engine designer of Triumph Motorcycles
*Edward Turner, Renowned Latin Scholar from Philadelphia
*Eric Turner (1968-2000), American football player
*Erik Turner (1964-), guitarist for the American band Warrant
*Ernest Sackville Turner (1909-2006), English journalist and author
*Florence Turner (1885–1946), American actress
*Frank Turner (1981-), British musician
*Frederick Jackson Turner (1861–1932), American historian
*Garth Turner (1949–), Canadian business journalist, broadcaster and politician
*Geills Turner (1937-), wife of John Turner, the former Prime Minister of Canada
*Glenn Turner (1947-), New Zealand cricket player
*Grant Turner (1958-), New Zealand soccer player
*Guinevere Turner (1968–), American actress and writer
*Hal Turner, internet radio talk show host
*Ike Turner (1931–2007), American musician
*J. M. W. Turner (1775–1851), English painter
*Jane Turner (1967–), Australian actress and comedienne
*Janine Turner (1962–), American actress
*Jay Turner (1914 - 1960), American football running back
*Jean Turner (1939–), Independent Member of the Scottish Parliament
*Joe Turner (1907-90), American jazz pianist
*Big Joe Turner (1911–85), American blues singer
*Jonathan Baldwin Turner (1805-1899), abolitionist and educational leader
*Kathleen Turner (1954–), American actress
*Keena Turner (1958-), American football player
*Kevin B. Turner (1966-), noted Wal-Mart and Microsoft executive
*Lana Turner (1921–95), American actress
*Lesley Turner Bowrey (1942–), Australian tennis player
*Lynn Turner (1968-), The anti-freeze murderer
*Nat Turner (1800–31), leader of a slave rebellion
*Neil Turner (1945–), British Labour Member of Parliament
*Norv Turner (1952-), current head coach of the San Diego Chargers football team (NFL)
*Othar Turner (1907–2003), American fife player and blues musician
*Pamela Rogers Turner (1977–), American teacher convicted in 2005 as a sex offender
*Pat Turner (1961–), Canadian rower
*Randy Turner (1949?-2005), American artist and singer for the band Big Boys
*Richmond K. Turner (1885–1961), American naval officer in World War II
*Robert Turner, American professional poker player
*Roger Turner, American figure skater
*Roger Turner (garden designer), British garden designer and writer
*Roy J. Turner (1894-1973), American politician
*Sherri Turner (1956-), American LPGA golfer
*Shirley Turner, American politician
*Stansfield Turner (1923–), former director of the United States CIA
*Stuart Turner, British pump designer
*Sukhi Turner (1952-), New Zealand politician, born in India
*Ted Turner (1938–), American media mogul
*Tina Turner (1939–), American singer
*Victor Turner (1920–83), Scottish anthropologist
*Walter J. Turner (1884–1947), Australian poet
*Zachary Turner (2002-2003), baby drowned by his mother in Canadian murder/suicide

Fictional characters

*Alan Turner (Emmerdale), played by Richard Thorp on "Emmerdale"
*Cole Turner, character in "Charmed" played by Julian McMahon
*Darnell Turner, character played by Eddie Steeples in "My Name is Earl"
*Owen Turner, character in "EastEnders"
*Terence Turner, son of Alan Turner in "Emmerdale", played by Stephen Marchant and then Nick Brimble
*Timmy Turner, character on the Nickelodeon animated TV series "The Fairly OddParents"
**Mr. and Mrs. Turner, Timmy's parents

Places

Turner is the name of several places:;Australia:
*Turner, Australian Capital Territory

;Canada
*Turner Fenton Secondary School, a high school in Ontario

;United Kingdom
*Turner Museum of Glass in Sheffield, England, named after Professor William Ernest Stephen Turner (1881-1963)

;United States
*Turner, Indiana
*Turner, Kansas
*Turner, Maine
*Turner, Michigan
*Turner, Oregon
*Turner Air Force Base, outside Albany, Georgia
*Turner County, Georgia
*Turner County, South Dakota
*Turners, Missouri
*Turners Falls, Massachusetts

Businesses

*Associated with Ted Turner:
**Turner Broadcasting System, Inc.
***Turner South, a division of TBS with programming targeted toward viewers in the southern U.S.
**Turner Entertainment, a media company founded by Ted Turner
*Turner (car company), a British specialist sports car manufacturer
*Turner Construction, a New York City-based construction company
*Turner (constructor), former racing car constructor
*Turner Suspension Bicycles, an American bicycle frame manufacturer

Other uses

*Turners, German Americans organized in athletic and political gymnastic unions
**In German, a male gymnast is referred to as "ein Turner"; a female is "eine Turnerin"
*"The Turner Diaries", a novel by William Luther Pierce
*Turner Prize, a British prize in art
*Turner syndrome, a type of chromosomal abnormalities
*USS "Turner", the one of several American naval ships

ee also

*Bachman-Turner Overdrive, Canadian rock group
*Francis Turner Palgrave (1824–97), British critic and poet


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  • TURNER (J. M. W.) — Turner est, au XXe siècle, l’un des artistes anglais les plus renommés dans le monde. Il était déjà fort célèbre de son vivant, tant en Grande Bretagne que dans le reste de l’Europe, où ses travaux avaient amplement été diffusés par la gravure.… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Turner — Turner, Joseph Mallord William * * * (as used in expressions) Palgrave, Francis Turner Turner, Frederick Jackson Turner, J(oseph) M(allord) W(illiam) Turner, Lana Julia Jean Mildred Frances Turner Turner, Nat Turner, síndrome de …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • TURNER (J.) — Joe TURNER 1907 1990 Le jazzman Joseph Joe Turner – aucun lien de parenté avec le chanteur Joseph «Big Joe» Turner (1911 1985) – naît le 3 novembre 1907 à Baltimore, dans le Maryland. Nous ne savons rien de son enfance ni de sa formation, si ce… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • TURNER (N.) — TURNER NAT (1800 1831) Esclave noir de Virginie, Nat Turner fomenta une révolte d’esclaves qui fut une des plus importantes du XIXe siècle avec celles de Gabriel Presser en 1800 et de Denmark Vesey en 1822. Il est né dans une petite exploitation… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Turner — Turner, OR U.S. city in Oregon Population (2000): 1199 Housing Units (2000): 522 Land area (2000): 1.541160 sq. miles (3.991587 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.023845 sq. miles (0.061759 sq. km) Total area (2000): 1.565005 sq. miles (4.053346 sq.… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Turner — Turner, J.M.W. (1775 1851) one of the greatest British painters, who painted many pictures of the countryside, the sea, and the sky, in which he uses colour and light to show the force of the wind and sea Turner 2 Turner, Nat (1800 31) a US slave …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • TURNER (E.) — Eva TURNER 1892 1990 Figure légendaire du chant britannique, Eva Turner fut l’une des premières chanteuses anglaises de l’histoire à s’imposer à l’échelon international. Son nom reste associé au rôle de Turandot, avec lequel elle a fait… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Turner, MI — U.S. village in Michigan Population (2000): 139 Housing Units (2000): 55 Land area (2000): 1.021177 sq. miles (2.644836 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 1.021177 sq. miles (2.644836 sq. km) FIPS… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Turner, OR — U.S. city in Oregon Population (2000): 1199 Housing Units (2000): 522 Land area (2000): 1.541160 sq. miles (3.991587 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.023845 sq. miles (0.061759 sq. km) Total area (2000): 1.565005 sq. miles (4.053346 sq. km) FIPS code …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places