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 186 words (13 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
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... Another 32 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Pittard Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Pittard family to the New World and Oceana
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 CITATION[CLOSE]
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)
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