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Pritchett Family History

Pritchett Name Meaning
Welsh: Anglicized form of Welsh ap Rhisiart ‘son of Richard’. Compare Pritchard.English (Midlands): from a diminutive of Middle English prik(e), prich ‘point’, ‘prick’, hence a metonymic occupational name for a maker or user of any of various pointed instruments, or a nickname for a tall, thin man.

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

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96,537 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
16,161 Military Records
3,021 Immigration Records
59,642 Census and Voter Lists
284,172 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Pritchett Families

  • Number of Pritchett families
     87 - 171
     30 - 86
     1 - 29
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Pritchett families
     83 - 163
     28 - 82
     1 - 27
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Pritchett families
     9 - 15
     4 - 8
     1 - 3
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Pritchett Family Origin

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Pritchett Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Pritchett

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Pritchett Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Pritchett Civil War Service Records

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