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This interesting surname has two possible origins, the first, and the most likely to be the source for modern-day bearers of the name, being from the Middle English and Old French personal name "Picot" or "Pigot". These were diminutive forms of the name "Pic", itself from a Germanic personal name derived from a root word meaning "sharp", "pointed". The name "Picot" could also have formed an occasional nickname, perhaps for someone who used a pointed tool for breaking up the ground, or a pike fisherman, or a soldier, a pikeman. Another use of the word as a nickname would be for a tall, thin person, in a transferred sense of one of the above...

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Rosemarie Marsden

My Piggott/Pickett family were in Londonderry and then Greenock, Scotland.

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