Pringle Family History

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Pringle Name Meaning

Scottish and English (Northumbria): habitational name from a place near Stow Roxburghshire, formerly called Hop(p)ringle, from Middle English hop ‘enclosed valley’ + a name of Old Norse origin composed of the byname Prjónn ‘pin’, ‘peg’ + an unidentified second element.

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


Similar surnames: Ringle, Springle, Brindle, Ingle, Dingle, Grindle, Prigge, Single

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Pringle Family Origin

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Pringle Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Carpenter

    4%

In 1880, the most common Pringle occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Pringle's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Pringle family was Carpenter. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pringle.

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Pringle Historical Records

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Pringle Life Expectancy

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