Pittard History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Pittard family

The surname Pittard 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 Pittard family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Pittard research. Another 141 words (10 lines of text) covering the years 1453, 1654, 1668, 1695, 1740, 1767, 1771, and 1846 are included under the topic Early Pittard History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Pittard Spelling Variations

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 Pittard 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...
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Pittard Ranking

In the United States, the name Pittard is the 18,044th most popular surname with an estimated 2,487 people with that name. [1]

United States Pittard migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Pittard Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • S. Pittard, who arrived in San Francisco in 1851
  • S Pittard, who landed in San Francisco, California in 1851 [2]

Australia Pittard migration to Australia +

Emigration to Australia followed the First Fleets of convicts, tradespeople and early settlers. Early immigrants include:

Pittard Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century
  • Mr. Henry Pittard, (b. 1819), aged 21, English butcher who was convicted in Bath, Somerset, England for 10 years for stealing, transported aboard the "Duncan" on 10th December 1840, arriving in Tasmania (Van Diemen's Land), he died in 1903 [3]

Contemporary Notables of the name Pittard (post 1700) +

  • Jasper McMillan Pittard (b. 1991), Australian Rules footballer
  • Denis Pittard, Australian rugby league player
  • Alan Crocker Pittard (1902-1992), Australian politician
  • Jill Pittard (b. 1977), English badminton player
  • Eugène Pittard (1867-1962), Swiss anthropologist who wrote "Les Races et l'Histoire" (1924), among other works

USS Arizona
  • Mr. George F. Pittard, American Lieutenant working aboard the ship "USS Arizona" when she sunk during the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor on 7th December 1941, he survived the sinking [4]

  1. ^ https://namecensus.com/most_common_surnames.htm
  2. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  3. ^ Convict Records Voyages to Australia (Retrieved 11th August 2021). Retrieved from https://convictrecords.com.au/ships/duncan
  4. ^ Pearl Harbour: USS Arizona Casualties List Pearl Harbour December 7, 1941. (Retrieved 2018, July 31st). Retrieved from http://pearl-harbor.com/arizona/casualtylist.html

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