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

What did your Pringle ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Carpenter

    4%

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Pringle Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Pringle. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pringle census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Pringle. 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 Card

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

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Pringle Life Expectancy

What is the average Pringle lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Pringle life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Pringle in 1943 was 32, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Pringle

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Pringle ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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