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

Pilot Early Origins



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.

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Pilot Spelling Variations


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Pilot 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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Pilot Early History


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Pilot Early History



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

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Pilot Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Pilot Early Notables (pre 1700)



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

Pilot Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • George Pilot, aged 24, landed in San Francisco, California in 1868

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Contemporary Notables of the name Pilot (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Pilot (post 1700)



  • Morris Pilot, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maine, 1956
  • Louis Pilot (1940-2016), Luxembourgian football player and manager

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Pilot Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Doyle, William. The Oxford History of the French Revolution. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0192852213).
    2. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    3. Guérard, Albert Léon. France: a Modern History. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1959. Print.
    4. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    5. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    6. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    7. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    8. De Ville, Winston. Gulf Coast Colonials, A Compendium of French Families in Early Eighteenth Century Louisiana. Baltimore, MD: Clearfield, 1999. Print.
    9. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    10. D'Hozier Charles. Armorial Général de France. Paris: Dillon, 1875. Print.
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    The Pilot Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Pilot 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 18 April 2016 at 09:31.

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