Last name: PETIT

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PETIT : This last name is indexed 5,134,787 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

PETIT : French Walloon Catalan English Jewish (from southern France) West Indian (mainly Haiti) and Mauritian: from (Old) French Catalan and Middle English petit ‘small’ hence a nickname for a small man (or an ironic nickname for a big man) or a distinguishing name for the younger of two bearers of the same personal name. Compare Little Petee and Petite.

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