The distinguished German surname Pitch is of Polish origin. It is derived from "Pies," a diminutive of the
at an early stage, and has become quite widespread.
from Poland. The
as early as 1372, when Petsche Seiler was recorded to be living in Liegnitz. The first records of the surname are slightly more recent; Bartel Pitsch was a resident of the city of Görlitz in 1504. The young Pitch family was instrumental during this early period, and contributed greatly to the development of medieval Silesian society.
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of this family name include: Pietsch, Pitsch, Petsch, Pietsh, Petch, Pitch and others.