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The Pilet surname comes from the Old French word "pilot," meaning a "stake," or "pile."

Pilet Early Origins



The surname Pilet was first found in Burgundy (French: Bourgogne), an administrative and historical region of east-central France where they held a family seat at Chantrans, and this main stem of the family became a representative of the Bourgogne aristocracy.

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Pilet Spelling Variations


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Pilet Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Pilot, Pilott, Pilotte, Pillot, Pillott, Pillotte, Pillat, Pilat, Pillate, Pilett, Pilet, Pilette, Pillet, Pillett, Pillette, Piliot, Pilou, Pilote, Piliote, Pilioux, Pilliot, Pillod, Pylot, Pylott, Pylotte, Pyllot, Pyllott and many more.

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Pilet Early History


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Pilet Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Pilet research. Another 157 words (11 lines of text) covering the years 1809 and 1877 are included under the topic Early Pilet History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Pilet Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Pilet Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 24 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Pilet 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:

Pilet Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Hipolite Pilet, who landed in Mobile County, Ala in 1840 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Pilet Settlers in Canada in the 17th Century

  • Andre Pilet, who arrived in Montreal in 1659

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Contemporary Notables of the name Pilet (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Pilet (post 1700)



  • Charles Pilet, French veterinarian and teacher in Maisons-Alfort, France
  • Patrick Pilet (b. 1981), French racing driver
  • Marcel Pilet (1889-1958), Swiss politician

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Pilet Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Other References

  1. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
  2. Guérard, Albert Léon. France: a Modern History. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1959. Print.
  3. Vaillancourt, Emile. La Conquete du Canada par les Normands. Biographie de la premiere generation Normande du Canada. Montreal: G. Ducharme, 1930. Print.
  4. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
  5. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  6. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
  7. Doyle, William. The Oxford History of the French Revolution. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0192852213).
  8. De Ville, Winston. Gulf Coast Colonials, A Compendium of French Families in Early Eighteenth Century Louisiana. Baltimore, MD: Clearfield, 1999. Print.
  9. de la Porte, A. Tresor Heraldique. Paris: F. Casterman, 1864. Print.
  10. 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).
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The Pilet Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Pilet 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 26 June 2015 at 08:59.

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