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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


Similar surnames: Prime, Bridge, Rogge, Price, Plagge, Prange, Pigg, Sprigg, Ridge

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Prigge Family Origin

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Prigge Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    39%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Butcher

    4%
  • Cabinet Maker

    4%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Prigge family was Cabinet Maker. Farmer, Laborer and Butcher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Prigge. The most common Prigge occupation in the USA was Farmer. 39% of Prigge's were Farmers.

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