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

Pillette Early Origins



The surname Pillette 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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Pillette Spelling Variations


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Pillette 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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Pillette Early History


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Pillette Early History



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

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Pillette Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Pillette Early Notables (pre 1700)



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

Pillette Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • John A. Pillette, who settled in Boston or Charlestown, Massachusetts in 1820
  • John Pillette settled in Boston Massachusetts in 1820

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Contemporary Notables of the name Pillette (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Pillette (post 1700)



  • Herman Polycarp Pillette (1896-1960), American Major League Baseball pitcher
  • Duane Xavier Pillette (b. 1922), former pitcher in Major League Baseball who played for the New York Yankees, St. Louis Browns/Baltimore Orioles and Philadelphia Phillies

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Pillette Family Crest Products


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Pillette Family Crest Products




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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    2. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    3. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    4. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    5. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    6. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    7. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    8. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    9. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    10. De Ville, Winston. Gulf Coast Colonials, A Compendium of French Families in Early Eighteenth Century Louisiana. Baltimore, MD: Clearfield, 1999. Print.
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    The Pillette Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Pillette 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 12 January 2011 at 11:10.

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