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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

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



    Other References

    1. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    2. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    3. De Ville, Winston. Gulf Coast Colonials, A Compendium of French Families in Early Eighteenth Century Louisiana. Baltimore, MD: Clearfield, 1999. Print.
    4. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
    5. 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.
    6. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    7. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    8. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    9. Doyle, William. The Oxford History of the French Revolution. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0192852213).
    10. de la Porte, A. Tresor Heraldique. Paris: F. Casterman, 1864. Print.
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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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