Pigott / Piggott

The names Pigott and Piggott have existed in Ireland since the sixteenth century and can be found throughout the country. The name is derived from the French first name 'Pic'. The County Cork Pigots were originally named Becket.

Origen: Normando. The name Pigott was carried to England in the enormous movement of people that followed the Norman Conquest of 1066. It comes from the Old English given name Picot or Pigot. The surname Pigott was originally derived from the Old English word pic, meaning a hill with a sharp point at its top, and would originally have indicated that its bearer lived near such a landmark. First found in Cheshire where they were seated from very early times and were granted lands by Duke William of Normandy, their liege Lord, for their distinguished assistance at the Battle of Hastings in 1066 A.D.

Variantes: Pigott, Piggot, Piggett, Piggott, Piggot, Pigot, Picot y otros.

Motto Translated: Always ready.

 

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