The Pilet surname comes from the Old French word "pilot," meaning a "stake," or "pile."
Early Origins of the Pilet family
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.
Early History of the Pilet family
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Pilet 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.
Early Notables of the Pilet family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Pilet family to the New World and Oceana
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 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
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