Petitot History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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Early Origins of the Petitot family
The surname Petitot was first found in Brittany, originally Armorica in ancient times, where the family has been a prominent family for centuries, and held a family seat with lands and manor. The family were well established in the region of Dol and several members of the family distinguished themselves through their contributions toward the community in which they lived and were rewarded with lands, titles and letters patent confirming their nobility.
Important Dates for the Petitot family
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Petitot Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Pichon, Pichot, Pichourreau, Pichoureau, Pichonnat, Pichoureaux, Pichourreaux, Pichoud, Pechou, Pechaud, Pichond and many more.
Early Notables of the Petitot family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Petitot family
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Marie Pichon, who came from the Province of Perche to New France in 1636; Bernard Pichon, who came to Quebec from La Rochelle in 1645; Francois Pichon, who was on record in Quebec in 1657.
Contemporary Notables of the name Petitot (post 1700)
- Pierre Étienne Petitot, French Brigadier General during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars from 1789 to 1815 
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