Perdue Family History
Perdue Name Meaning
English and Irish (of Norman and French origin): nickname from Old French par Dieu ‘by God’ which was adopted in Middle English in a variety of more or less heavily altered forms (compare e.g. Pardoe and Purdy ). The surname represents a nickname from a favorite oath. The surname in Ireland belonged to a French Protestant family who settled in County Cork.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022