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."
Early Origins of the Pionchon family
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.
Early History of the Pionchon family
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Pionchon Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Pions, Piot, Pionchon, Pionch, Piotel, Pioton and others.
Early Notables of the Pionchon family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Pionchon family to the New World and Oceana
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.