Prendergast Family History

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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


Similar surnames: Pendergast, Render, Renberg, Renderos, Pendergrast, Rennert

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Prendergast Family Origin

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Prendergast Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    14%
  • Keeping House

    12%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Cooper

    2%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Prendergast family was Cooper. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Prendergast. The most common Prendergast occupation in the USA was Farmer. 14% of Prendergast's were Farmers.

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Prendergast Historical Records

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Prendergast Life Expectancy

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