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Type Surname (from location)
Pronounced Pron. pee-NO-cheht(Basque) PEE-NAW-SHEH(French) pee-no-CHEHT(Spanish) pee-no-SHEHT(Spanish) pee-no-CHEH(Spanish) pee-no-SHEH(Spanish) PEE-nə-shay(British English) PEE-no-sheht(American English)  [key]
Other Forms FormsPinochett, Pinoche, Penochet, Peinoche, Pinoches, Pinocho, Pinachet, Peynoche, Penache, Pinochi, Pinocheau

Meaning & History

Derived from Basque pinoche meaning "pine cone". Alternately, it could be derived from the name of the hamlet of Pinouchet, located in the Gironde department in the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region of France. This name was borne by the Chilean dictator Augusto Pinochet (1915-2006).
Added 1/11/2024 by General9696
Edited 1/13/2024 by General9696