Meaning:Island, dry ground in marsh; Island of the strong-willed man
An enduring habitational name, Pitney hails from the town in Somerset of the same title. The name is also said to be derived from the Old English given name Pytta or Pēota, meaning “island, dry ground in marsh.” It is also said that Pitney means “island of the strong-willed man.” This is the perfect gesture to a family member or your hometown—a rare honorific for an unwavering character.

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