How Do You Spell Pigeon?

The word “pigeon” is spelled “pigeon”.

It is pronounced “pi” – “jon”.

In the past it has been spelt as pidgeon and many other interesting variations, listed below:

pegen, pegeon, pegeone, pegion, pegon, peion, peioun, peiun, pejon, pejone, pejoun, pichon, pychon, pygeoun, pygyne, pyion, pyione, pyioun, pyjon, pigon, pegyon, pygeon, pigion, pigeon, pegyn, pichion, pidgin, pigen, pigin, pydgyn, pyggion, pygion, pygon, pygyn, piggen, pidgeon, pidgion, pigeing, piggion, pydgion, pudgen, pigioun, powdȝon, pudȝeoun, pudyean

(Courtesy of FumbleFingers on Stackexchange).

However the only recognized way of spelling it now is “pigeon“.

We’ve written a whole lot of content about pigeons so we are 100% confident that we’ve got the spelling right on this one!


Dan has been fascinated with pigeons since his youth when he used to feed them breadcrumbs at the local park. With a background in SEO Dan noticed a few years ago that there were very few websites around dedicated to his favorite bird so he set out to change that by starting Pigeonpedia.

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