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Pigeon family

There are 6,082 people with the Pigeon surname on MyHeritage.com
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Where do people with the Pigeon surname come from:
Canada
 (44%)
USA
 (31%)
France
 (10%)
Great Britain
 (7%)
Mexico
 (1%)
Zimbabwe
 (0.6%)
Argentina
 (0.6%)
Martinique
 (0.6%)
Azerbaijan
 (0.6%)
Netherlands
 (0.6%)
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The meaning of the name Pigeon:
  1. French: from pigeon ‘pigeon’ (Old French pijon ‘young bird’), hence a metonymic occupational name for a hunter of wood pigeons, or a nickname for a foolish or gullible person, since the birds are easily taken.
  2. In some cases, an altered form of French PetitJean.
  3. English: variant spelling of Pidgeon.
Dictionary of American Family Names, Oxford University Press, Mar 2003
Most popular first names with surname Pigeon:
Agnes Pigeon   Ann Pigeon   Anne Pigeon   Catherine Pigeon   Charles Pigeon   Claude Pigeon   Francois Pigeon   Jane Pigeon   Jean-Baptiste Pigeon   Jeanne Pigeon   Joseph Pigeon   Louis Pigeon   Marie Pigeon   Mary Pigeon   Pierre Pigeon  
Family sites on MyHeritage with the last name Pigeon:
Pigeon Web Site, 11 members
Pigeon, Rginald Web Site, 9 members
Pigeon Web Site, One member
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