"island, dry ground in moss"

Pitney Origin and Meaning

The name Pitney is a boy's name of English origin meaning "island, dry ground in moss".

A name you would probably want to use only if it's in your family history. The first syllable moves it miles away from the softer Whitney.

Famous People Named Pitney

  • Gene PitneyAmerican singer,songwriter
  • Arthur Pitneyfounder of American postage meter company Pitney Bowes
  • Jack PitneyAmerican marketing executive for BMW
  • Mahlon PitneyU.S. Congressman and Supreme Court justice
  • Nico PitneyAmerican journalist