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Pilote History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

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

Early Origins of the Pilote family

The surname Pilote 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 Pilote family

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Pilote 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.

Early Notables of the Pilote family (pre 1700)

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Migration of the Pilote family to the New World and Oceana

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Pilote Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Roland Pilote, who settled in New Orleans in 1823

Pilote Settlers in Canada in the 17th Century

  • Leonard Pilote, who arrived in Quebec in 1657 from Aunis near Bordeaux
  • Francois Pilote, who arrived in Montreal in 1660

Contemporary Notables of the name Pilote (post 1700)

  • Joseph Albert Pierre Paul Pilote (1931-2017), Canadian professional NHL ice hockey defenceman; he scored 80 goals and made 418 assists for a total of 498 points, inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame, 1975

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