Early Origins of the Pioch family
The surname Pioch was first found in Languedoc
where they anciently held lands and estates.
Early History of the Pioch family
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Pioch Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Dupuis, Dupuits, Dupuit Dupuy, du Puy, Dupuy, Du Peu, dePeu, DuPeux, LePeu, Dupè, Pouey, Poueigh, Pouy, Dupouy, Poy, Puig, Delpuy, Pouet, LePuy, LePuis, DePuis, DePuy, Le Pouey, DuPouy, LePeux, Dupée and many more.
Early Notables of the Pioch family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Pioch family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Charles Dupuis, who settled in Annapolis, Maryland, in 1763; Christopher DuPui settled in Philadelphia in 1860; Pierre Dupuit settled in Maryland in 1763.
The Pioch Motto
The motto was originally a war cry or slogan. Mottoes first began to be shown with arms in the 14th and 15th centuries, but were not in general use until the 17th century. Thus the oldest coats of arms generally do not include a motto. Mottoes seldom form part of the grant of arms: Under most heraldic authorities, a motto is an optional component of the coat of arms, and can be added to or changed at will; many families have chosen not to display a motto.
Motto: Vicit Leo e tribu Juda
Motto Translation: The lion and the Tribe of Juda have conquered