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The noble French surname Pion, is of nickname origin, as it is derived from some personal or physical characteristic of the initial bearer. In this case, the name is usually derived from "pion" indicating "a pedestrian, that is, one who walks on foot."

Pion Early Origins



The surname Pion was first found in the region of Normandy (French: Normandie), the former Duchy of Normandy, where the family held lands and estates. The surname Pion was predominant in Normandy for centuries, before branching to other regions of France.

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Pion Spelling Variations


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Pion Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Pions, Piot, Pionchon, Pionch, Piotel, Pioton and others.

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Pion Early History


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Pion Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Pion research. Another 149 words (11 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Pion History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Pion Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Pion Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 20 words (1 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Pion 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:

Pion Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • F Pion, who landed in San Francisco, California in 1856 [1]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)

Pion Settlers in Canada in the 17th Century

  • Nicolas Pion, who arrived in Quebec in 1665

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Contemporary Notables of the name Pion (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Pion (post 1700)



  • Georges Pion, avid French socialist
  • Louis Pion (1851-1934), Belgian painter
  • Guy Louis Pion (b. 1949), Belgian comedian

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ 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)

Other References

  1. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
  2. Vaillancourt, Emile. La Conquete du Canada par les Normands. Biographie de la premiere generation Normande du Canada. Montreal: G. Ducharme, 1930. Print.
  3. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
  4. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
  5. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  6. de la Porte, A. Tresor Heraldique. Paris: F. Casterman, 1864. Print.
  7. De Ville, Winston. Gulf Coast Colonials, A Compendium of French Families in Early Eighteenth Century Louisiana. Baltimore, MD: Clearfield, 1999. Print.
  8. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
  9. Guérard, Albert Léon. France: a Modern History. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1959. Print.
  10. Rupp, Daniel L. A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants to Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776. Baltimore. Print.
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The Pion Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Pion 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 4 March 2014 at 13:40.

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