Amiot family page
This family first appeared in Jersey in the 1840s. The name is a diminuitive of Ami, meaning friend.
The Grouville baptism record of Pierre Bienaime Charles Amiot on 3 May 1863
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Origins of surname
The surname is of French origin, and is a diminuitive of Ami, meaning 'friend'.
It is suggested by some researchers that Pierre Amiot, who married Virginie Fontaine, in about 1860, was born in Jersey in 1840, but there is no record of his birth or baptism in the island. The 1871 census does show him as born in Grouville. Virginie was born in France in 1838.
Births and baptisms
Amiot family members who served in the Great War
Three sons of Peter Bienaime Amiot and Henrietta, nee Darragh
- Charles Francis John Amiot (1890- )
- Harold Mark Carlisle Amiot (1897- ) (St S), Gunner Royal Field Artillery
- Peter Bienaime Raymond Amiot (1888- ), Lieutenant, Royal Field Artillery