Pritchett Family History
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Pritchett Name Meaning
Welsh: Anglicized form of Welsh ap Rhisiart ‘son of Richard’. Compare Pritchard. English (Midlands): from a diminutive of Middle English prik(e), prich ‘point’, ‘prick’, hence a metonymic occupational name for a maker or user of any of various pointed instruments, or a nickname for a tall, thin man.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Pritchard, Hatchett, Pitcher, Crockett, Priest, Poinsett, Pichette