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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 arrived in Lousiana in 1715
  • Mr. Petitjean arrived in Louisiana in 1719
  • Jean Pierre Petitjean, aged 20, landed in Louisiana in 1719
  • Louis Petitjean, aged 29, arrived in Louisiana in 1719

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 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
  • 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


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Citations



    Other References

    1. de la Porte, A. Tresor Heraldique. Paris: F. Casterman, 1864. Print.
    2. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    3. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    4. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    5. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    6. D'Hozier Charles. Armorial Général de France. Paris: Dillon, 1875. Print.
    7. Guérard, Albert Léon. France: a Modern History. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1959. Print.
    8. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    9. 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).
    10. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. 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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