Pitton History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Pitton family

The surname Pitton 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 Pitton family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Pitton 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 Pitton History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Pitton 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 Pitton 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 Pitton Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

United States Pitton migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Pitton Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Elison Pitton, who landed in Virginia in 1704 [1]
Pitton Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Georg Pitton, who arrived in Texas in 1840-1850 [1]

Contemporary Notables of the name Pitton (post 1700) +

  • Bryan Pitton (b. 1988), Canadian professional ice hockey goaltender
  • Jason Pitton (b. 1986), Canadian professional ice hockey player
  • Joseph Pitton de Tournefort (1656-1708), French botanist

  1. ^ 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)

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