Prigge Family History
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Prigge Name Meaning
North German and English: voiced variant of Low German, Middle English prikke ‘piercing tool’ (from Dutch prikken ‘to pierce or prick’), hence a metonymic occupational name for someone who used such a tool (e.g. for cutting peat, catching eels, or indeed tattooing), or in the case of the English name possibly for a maker or user of pointed weapons. German: from an old personal name of uncertain origin.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press