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The surname Pitteway comes from the two Old English words "pytt" and "weg" and denoted one who lived along the path to a pit or hollow.

Pitteway Early Origins



The surname Pitteway was first found in the West Midlands.

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Pitteway Spelling Variations


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Pitteway Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Pitway, Pittway, Pittaway, Pitteway and others.

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Pitteway Early History


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Pitteway Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Pitteway research. Another 83 words (6 lines of text) covering the years 1704 and 1757 are included under the topic Early Pitteway History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Pitteway Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Pitteway Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Pitteway 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: Robert Pittway and his wife Mary and their two children, who settled in Virginia in 1638; Edward Pittiway, who immigrated to Virginia in 1682; and John P. and Will E. Pittaway, who were naturalized in Pennsylvania in 1871..

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Motto


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Motto



The motto was originally a war cry or slogan. Mottoes first began to be shown with arms in the 14th and 15th centuries, but were not in general use until the 17th century. Thus the oldest coats of arms generally do not include a motto. Mottoes seldom form part of the grant of arms: Under most heraldic authorities, a motto is an optional component of the coat of arms, and can be added to or changed at will; many families have chosen not to display a motto.

Motto: Per ardua liberi
Motto Translation: Free thro' difficulties.


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
    2. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
    3. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    4. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    5. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin . Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    6. Skordas, Guest. Ed. The Early Settlers of Maryland an Index to Names or Immigrants Complied from Records of Land Patents 1633-1680 in the Hall of Records Annapolis, Maryland. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1968. Print.
    7. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    8. Bardsley, C.W. A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6).
    9. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
    10. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
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    The Pitteway Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Pitteway 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 7 July 2014 at 15:55.

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