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The noble French surname Pionchon, 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."

Pionchon Early Origins



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

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Pionchon Spelling Variations


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Pionchon Spelling Variations



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

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Pionchon Early History


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Pionchon Early History



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

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Pionchon Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Pionchon Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 20 words (1 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Pionchon 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 or some of its variants were: Henry Piot, who arrived in Quebec between the years 1653-1671; Nicolas Pion who arrived with his wife, Jeanne Amiot Pion, in Quebec in 1665; Antoine Piot, who arrived in America in 1854.

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Citations



    Other References

    1. Vaillancourt, Emile. La Conquete du Canada par les Normands. Biographie de la premiere generation Normande du Canada. Montreal: G. Ducharme, 1930. Print.
    2. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    3. Conrad, Glenn R. The First Families of Louisiana. Baton Rouge LA: Claitor's Publishing, 1970. Print.
    4. D'Hozier Charles. Armorial Général de France. Paris: Dillon, 1875. Print.
    5. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    6. 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.
    7. de la Porte, A. Tresor Heraldique. Paris: F. Casterman, 1864. Print.
    8. Guérard, Albert Léon. France: a Modern History. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1959. Print.
    9. De Ville, Winston. Gulf Coast Colonials, A Compendium of French Families in Early Eighteenth Century Louisiana. Baltimore, MD: Clearfield, 1999. Print.
    10. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
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