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Petitjean Early Origins



The surname Petitjean was first found in Burgundy (French: Bourgogne), an administrative and historical region of east-central France where they held a family seat in the seigneurie of Rotalier. The main stem of the family would also be elected to the nobility of Bourgogne, and Pierre Petitjean was a counselor in 1751 in the Chambre des Comptes de Bourgogne.

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Petitjean Spelling Variations


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Petitjean Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Petitjean, Pettitjean, Pettittjean, PetitJean, PettitJean, PettittJean, Petijean, Pettijean, Pettijean, PetiJean, PettiJean, Pettitjohn, Petijohn, Pettijohn, Pettitjohn, PetitJohn, PettitJohn, PettittJohn, PettyJohn, Petyjohn and many more.

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Petitjean Early History


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Petitjean Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Petitjean research. Another 162 words (12 lines of text) covering the year 1355 is included under the topic Early Petitjean History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Petitjean Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Petitjean Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Petitjean Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Petitjean Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Jean PetitJean, who arrived in Lousiana in 1715
  • Mr. Petitjean, who arrived in Louisiana in 1719
  • Jean Pierre Petitjean, aged 20, who landed in Louisiana in 1719 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)
  • Louis Petitjean, aged 29, who arrived in Louisiana in 1719 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)

Petitjean Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Blanche Petitjean, aged 29, who emigrated to America from Boulogne, in 1902
  • Bertha Petitjean, aged 35, who landed in America from Berlin, Germany, in 1906
  • Alphonse Petitjean, aged 12, who emigrated to the United States from Giromagny, France, in 1907
  • Clifford F. Petitjean, aged 17, who settled in America, in 1907
  • Georges Petitjean, aged 36, who landed in America from Paris, France, in 1912
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Petitjean Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Pierre Petitjean, who arrived in Quebec from Aunis on the west coast of France in 1710

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Contemporary Notables of the name Petitjean (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Petitjean (post 1700)



  • François Petitjean, French Brigadier General during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars from 1789 to 1815 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Generals Who Served in the French Army during the Period 1789-1815. (Retrieved 2015, August 12) François Petitjean. Retrieved from http://www.napoleon-series.org/research/c_frenchgenerals.html
  • Francesca Petitjean, French professional female bodybuilder
  • Allann Petitjean (b. 1974), French football midfielder
  • Bernard Petitjean, Parisian antique dealer and collector

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Citations



  1. ^ 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)
  2. ^ Generals Who Served in the French Army during the Period 1789-1815. (Retrieved 2015, August 12) François Petitjean. Retrieved from http://www.napoleon-series.org/research/c_frenchgenerals.html

Other References

  1. De Ville, Winston. Gulf Coast Colonials, A Compendium of French Families in Early Eighteenth Century Louisiana. Baltimore, MD: Clearfield, 1999. Print.
  2. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
  3. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
  4. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
  5. Rupp, Daniel L. A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants to Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776. Baltimore. Print.
  6. D'Hozier Charles. Armorial Général de France. Paris: Dillon, 1875. Print.
  7. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
  8. Doyle, William. The Oxford History of the French Revolution. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0192852213).
  9. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
  10. Conrad, Glenn R. The First Families of Louisiana. Baton Rouge LA: Claitor's Publishing, 1970. Print.
  11. ...

The Petitjean Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Petitjean Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

This page was last modified on 12 August 2015 at 18:09.

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