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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

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Prentice Family Origin

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Prentice Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Carpenter

    4%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Prentice family was Carpenter. The most common Prentice occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Prentice's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Prentice.

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Prentice Life Expectancy

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