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Multiple Origins for the Surname Pigeon


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Pigeon Early Origins



The surname Pigeon was first found in Normandy (French: Normandie), the former Duchy of Normandy, where the family has existed since ancient times.

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Pigeon Spelling Variations


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Pigeon Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Pigeon, Pidgeon, Pigon, Pigeond and others.

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Pigeon Early History


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Pigeon Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Pigeon research. Another 78 words (6 lines of text) covering the year 1066 is included under the topic Early Pigeon History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Pigeon Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Pigeon Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Pigeon 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:

Pigeon Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Joe Pigeon settled in Virginia in 1635
  • Jo Pigeon, aged 15, landed in Virginia in 1635

Pigeon Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Richard Pigeon, who landed in Virginia in 1714
  • Robert Pigeon, who arrived in Virginia in 1714
  • Eliza Pigeon, who landed in Virginia in 1714
  • Adrien Pigeon, who landed in Louisiana in 1719
  • James Pigeon, who arrived in America in 1765

Pigeon Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Andrew Pigeon, who arrived in New York, NY in 1816
  • Catherine Pigeon, aged 23, landed in New York, NY in 1850
  • Edward Pigeon, who arrived in New York, NY in 1850

Pigeon Settlers in Canada in the 17th Century

  • Pierre Pigeon, who arrived in Montreal in 1662

Pigeon Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Jane Pigeon, aged 17, a servant, arrived in South Australia in 1849 aboard the ship "Eliza"
  • Jane Pigeon arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Eliza" in 1849

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Contemporary Notables of the name Pigeon (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Pigeon (post 1700)



  • Roger W. Pigeon, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Rhode Island, 1956
  • Robert J. Pigeon, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Connecticut, 1948
  • G. Steven Pigeon, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1984, 1988, 2000; Presidential Elector for New York, 1996, 2000
  • Elizabeth West Pigeon, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1924, 1928, 1940, 1944
  • Augustus Pigeon, American Republican politician, Mayor of Central Falls, Rhode Island, 1909-10
  • Louis-Philippe Pigeon (b. 1905), Quebec lawyer and politician, professor at l' Université Laval (1942-1967), who was made a Compagnon of the Order of Canada (1980)
  • Gilles Pigeon (b. 1931), Quebec doctor, Professor of Medecine at the Université de Montréal (1965-1969) and Officer of the Order of Quebec (2000)
  • Louis-Joseph Pigeon (1923-1993), Quebec politician, member of Parliament for Joliette-L'Assomption Montcalm in the House of Commons (1958-1965)
  • Michel Pigeon (b. 1945), Quebec engineer, Professor at the Université de Laval à Québec

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. 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).
    2. Vaillancourt, Emile. La Conquete du Canada par les Normands. Biographie de la premiere generation Normande du Canada. Montreal: G. Ducharme, 1930. Print.
    3. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    4. 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.
    5. De Ville, Winston. Gulf Coast Colonials, A Compendium of French Families in Early Eighteenth Century Louisiana. Baltimore, MD: Clearfield, 1999. Print.
    6. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    7. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
    8. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    9. de la Porte, A. Tresor Heraldique. Paris: F. Casterman, 1864. Print.
    10. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
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