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Pridgeon Name Meaning

English (Lincolnshire): variant of Pridgen .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Bridgmon, Pigeon, Prien, Bridger, Purington, Arington, Fridge, Briden

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Where is the Pridgeon family from?

You can see how Pridgeon families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Pridgeon family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Pridgeon families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1840 there were 2 Pridgeon families living in Georgia. This was about 25% of all the recorded Pridgeon's in USA. Georgia and 1 other state had the highest population of Pridgeon families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Pridgeon surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Pridgeon ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Seamstress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Pridgeon. 32% of Pridgeon men worked as a Laborer and 14% of Pridgeon women worked as a Seamstress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Pridgeon were Porter and Bean Picker. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    32%
  • Farmer
    19%
  • Farm Laborer
    9%
  • Porter
    5%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Seamstress
    14%
  • Housekeeper
    14%
  • Teacher
    11%
  • Bean Picker
    7%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 431 immigration records available for the last name Pridgeon. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Pridgeon. For the veterans among your Pridgeon ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Pridgeon lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Pridgeon life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Pridgeon in 1959 was 53, and 62 in 2004.

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