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The noble French surname Pioton, 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."

Pioton Early Origins



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

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Pioton Spelling Variations


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Pioton Spelling Variations



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

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Pioton Early History


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Pioton Early History



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

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Pioton Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Pioton Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 20 words (1 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Pioton 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. 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.
    2. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    3. Doyle, William. The Oxford History of the French Revolution. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0192852213).
    4. D'Hozier Charles. Armorial Général de France. Paris: Dillon, 1875. Print.
    5. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
    6. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    7. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    8. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    9. Guérard, Albert Léon. France: a Modern History. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1959. Print.
    10. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
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    The Pioton Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Pioton 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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