Early Origins of the Piton family
The surname Piton was first found in Normandy
(French: Normandie), the former Duchy of Normandy
, where this eminent family held a family seat
since ancient times. One of the earliest records of the family was that of Jean Pitard (c.1228-1315), French royal surgeon to Louis IX, Philip the Bold and Philip the Fair of France.
Early History of the Piton family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Piton research.Another 186 words (13 lines of text) covering the years 1453, 1654, 1668, 1695, 1740, 1767, 1771, and 1846 are included under the topic Early Piton History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Piton Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Pittard, Pitard, Pittart, Pitart, Pithart, Pithard, Pitteux, Piteux, Pitton, Piton, Pithon, Python, Pittet, Pitet, Pitou, Pitoux, Pitault, Piteau, Pitot, Pitaud and many more.
Early Notables of the Piton family (pre 1700)
Notable amongst the family in this period was Joseph Pitton de Tournefort (1656-1708), a French botanist, notable as the first to make a clear definition of the concept of genus for plants... Another 32 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Piton Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Piton family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Piton Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century
- Pierre Piton, who married Jeanne Lantier in 1735 in Lachenaye, Quebec