Prideaux Family History

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Prideaux Name Meaning

Cornish: habitational name from a place in the parish of Luxulyan, which is first recorded in the 12th and 13th centuries in the form Pridias, perhaps from Cornish pr¯ ‘clay’ + an unknown word. Later forms of the place name, and hence the surname, show the results of folk etymological assimilation to French près d’eaux ‘beside waters’ or pré d’eaux ‘meadow of waters’.

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


Similar surnames: Primeaux, Prime, Dedeaux, Price, Scioneaux, Godeaux, Trudeau, Prieur

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Prideaux Family Origin

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Prideaux Family Occupations

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  • Miner

    31%
  • Farmer

    17%
  • Blacksmith

    10%
  • Keeping House

    10%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Prideaux family was Keeping House. Miner, Farmer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Prideaux. The most common Prideaux occupation in the USA was Miner. 31% of Prideaux's were Miners.

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Prideaux Life Expectancy

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