The Pilot surname comes from the Old French word "pilot," meaning a "stake," or "pile."
Early Origins of the Pilot family
The surname Pilot 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 Pilot family
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Pilot 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 Pilot family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Pilot family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Pilot Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- George Pilot, aged 24, who landed in San Francisco, California in 1868 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)
Contemporary Notables of the name Pilot (post 1700)
- Morris Pilot, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maine, 1956 CITATION[CLOSE]
The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 15) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
- Louis Pilot (1940-2016), Luxembourgian football player and manager