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

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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.

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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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.

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Another 24 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Pilot Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.

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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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  • 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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  1. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
  2. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
  3. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
  4. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
  5. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  6. Doyle, William. The Oxford History of the French Revolution. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0192852213).
  7. Guérard, Albert Léon. France: a Modern History. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1959. Print.
  8. De Ville, Winston. Gulf Coast Colonials, A Compendium of French Families in Early Eighteenth Century Louisiana. Baltimore, MD: Clearfield, 1999. Print.
  9. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
  10. Vaillancourt, Emile. La Conquete du Canada par les Normands. Biographie de la premiere generation Normande du Canada. Montreal: G. Ducharme, 1930. 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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