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Piette Early Origins



The surname Piette was first found in Holland, where the name became noted for its many branches in the region, each house acquiring a status and influence which was envied by the princes of the region. The name was first recorded in Amsterdam, an ancient 13th century town held by the Lords of Amstel. Giesebrecht II built a castle there. Geisbrecht III built the dam to keep out the sea. It is first mentioned in charters of 1275 when Floris IV, the count of Holland granted its charter. It became a city of great mercantile wealth. It hold great treasures of art. In their later history the surname became a power unto themselves and were elevated to the ranks of nobility as they grew into a most influential family.

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Piette Spelling Variations


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Piette Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Pieters, Pieter, Pietters, Pietter, Pieterrs, Pieterr, Peiters, Peitters, van Pieters and many more.

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Piette Early History


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Piette Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Piette research. Another 272 words (19 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Piette History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Piette Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Piette Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Piette 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:

Piette Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • John B. P. Piette, who setted in Oregon in 1855
  • Joseph Piette, who setted in Wisconsin sometime between 1856 and 1870
  • Marie Piette, who settled in Wisconsin sometime between 1856 and 1870
  • Marie Therese Piette, who setted in Wisconsin in 1880

Piette Settlers in Canada in the 17th Century

  • Jean Piette, who setted in Quebec in 1665
  • Marguerite Chemereau Piette, who arrived in Sorel, Quebec sometime between 1668 and 1681

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    2. Bayerisch Stammenbuch von den alten abgestorbenen Fuerten. Print.
    3. Grattan, Thomas Colley. Holdan The History of the Netherlands. Charleston, SC: Biblio Bazaar LLC, 2007. Print.
    4. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    5. Götze, Alfred. Familiennamen im badischen Oberland. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1918. Print.
    6. Brechenmacher, Josef Karlmann. Deutches Namenbuch. Stuttgart: Verlag von Adolf Bonz & Comp, 1928. Print.
    7. Tarneller, Josef. Zur Namenkunde Tirolen Familiennamen. Bozen: Buchhandlung, 1923. Print.
    8. Preuss, Otto. Die Lippischen Familiennamen mit Berücksichtigung der Ortsnamen. Detmold: Meyer'sche Hofbuchh, 1887. Print.
    9. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    10. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
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    The Piette Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Piette 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 23 September 2010 at 15:38.

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