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Early Origins of the Pellet family

The surname Pellet was first found in Sussex where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor. The Saxon influence of English history diminished after the Battle of Hastings in 1066. The language of the courts was French for the next three centuries and the Norman ambience prevailed. But Saxon surnames survived and the family name was first referenced in the 13th century when they held estates in that county.

Early History of the Pellet family

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Pellet Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Pellet, Pellett, Pellette, Pelete, Pellot, Pellott, Pelot, Pellit, Pellitt, Pellat and many more.

Early Notables of the Pellet family

Distinguished members of the family include

  • Thomas Pellett (1671-1744), English physician, born in Sussex, Fellow of the College of Physicians in London in 1716 and later President of the College...

Pellet Ranking

In France, the name Pellet is the 1,813rd most popular surname with an estimated 3,388 people with that name. [1]

United States Pellet migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Pellet Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
  • Ann Pellet, who arrived in Virginia in 1653 [2]

New Zealand Pellet migration to New Zealand +

Emigration to New Zealand followed in the footsteps of the European explorers, such as Captain Cook (1769-70): first came sealers, whalers, missionaries, and traders. By 1838, the British New Zealand Company had begun buying land from the Maori tribes, and selling it to settlers, and, after the Treaty of Waitangi in 1840, many British families set out on the arduous six month journey from Britain to Aotearoa to start a new life. Early immigrants include:

Pellet Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century
  • Miss Lucy Pellet, English settler from Brighton travelling from Glasgow aboard the ship "Storm Cloud" arriving in Dunedin, Otago, South Island, New Zealand on 27th April 1860 [3]

  2. Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  3. New Zealand Yesteryears Passenger Lists 1800 to 1900 (Retrieved 26th March 2019). Retrieved from on Facebook