Prentice Family History
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Prentice Name Meaning
Scottish and English: from a reduced form of Middle English, Old French aprentis ‘apprentice’ (from Old French aprendre ‘to learn’, ‘to understand’, Latin appre(he)ndere ‘to understand, grasp’), denoting someone learning a craft or trade, but probably originating as a nickname in the case of the surname.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Prince, Ventre, Price, Principe, Dentice, Renwick, Gentile, Prete