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The Pienaar surname comes from the Old French word "pinard," which was a small medieval coin, so called because it bore a pine cone. The name Pienaar is thought to have evolved from a nickname, perhaps for a rich man, or a miser.

Pienaar Early Origins



The surname Pienaar was first found in Maine where they held a family seat at the seigneurie of la Croix.

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Pienaar Spelling Variations


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Pienaar Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Pinard, Pinart, Pina, Pinar, du Pinard, du Pinard, Val Pinard, Val Pinart, de Pinard, de Pinart and many more.

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Pienaar Early History


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Pienaar Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Pienaar research. Another 155 words (11 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Pienaar History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Pienaar Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Pienaar Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Pienaar 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 or some of its variants were: Louis Pinard, who arrived in Quebec 1656 from Aunis on the west coast of France but this is more likely to be a port of departure rather than the home province.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Pienaar (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Pienaar (post 1700)



  • Ruan Pienaar (b. 1984), South African rugby union footballer
  • Gerhardus Pienaar (b. 1981), South African javelin thrower and former Junior World Champion
  • Major General Daniel Hermanus "Dan" Pienaar CB, DSO & Bar (1893-1942), South African World War II military commander

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Pienaar Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Vaillancourt, Emile. La Conquete du Canada par les Normands. Biographie de la premiere generation Normande du Canada. Montreal: G. Ducharme, 1930. Print.
    2. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    3. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    4. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    5. 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).
    6. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    7. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    8. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    9. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    10. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
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    The Pienaar Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Pienaar 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 19 September 2016 at 10:10.

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