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Pritchard Family History

Pritchard Name Meaning
Welsh: Anglicized form of Welsh ap Rhisiart ‘son of Richard’ (see Richard).

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

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496,832 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
34,918 Military Records
148,360 Immigration Records
320,146 Census and Voter Lists
645,499 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Pritchard Families

  • Number of Pritchard families
     183 - 364
     62 - 182
     1 - 61
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Pritchard families
     967 - 1,932
     323 - 966
     1 - 322
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Pritchard families
     86 - 169
     29 - 85
     1 - 28
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Pritchard Family Origin

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Pritchard Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Pritchard

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Pritchard Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Pritchard Civil War Service Records

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