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Prendergast Family History

Prendergast Name Meaning
Irish: of Welsh origin and uncertain etymology. It is said by its bearers to have been the name of Flemish settlers in Normandy, who took their name from a lost place, Brontegeest, near Ghent in Flanders.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

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69,360 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
7,138 Military Records
21,396 Immigration Records
46,638 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Prendergast Families

  • Number of Prendergast families
     78 - 153
     27 - 77
     1 - 26
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Prendergast families
     108 - 213
     37 - 107
     1 - 36
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Prendergast families
     7 - 11
     3 - 6
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Prendergast Family Origin

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Prendergast Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Prendergast

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Prendergast Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Prendergast Civil War Service Records

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