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Pridgen Name Meaning

English (mainly Lincolnshire): possibly from Old French preux ‘wise’, ‘brave’ + Jean ‘John’.

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


Similar surnames: Prigge, Pidgeon, Bridge, Pride, Akridge, Glidden, Pruden, Prudden

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Pridgen Family Origin

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Pridgen Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    48%
  • Laborer

    16%
  • Farm Laborer

    5%
  • Farming

    5%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pridgen. A less common occupation for the Pridgen family was Farming. The most common Pridgen occupation in the USA was Farmer. 48% of Pridgen's were Farmers.

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Pridgen Historical Records

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Pridgen Life Expectancy

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