Prudhomme Family History

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Prudhomme Name Meaning

French (Prud’homme) and English (of Norman origin): nickname from Old French prud’homme ‘wise’, ‘sensible man’, a cliché term of approbation from the chivalric romances. It is a compound of Old French proz, prod ‘good’, with the vowel influenced by crossing with prudent ‘wise’ + homme ‘man’.

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


Similar surnames: Homme, Bonhomme, Prime, Prophete, Prue, Ledsome, Prudente, Pridham

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Prudhomme Family Origin

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Prudhomme Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    37%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Planter

    9%
  • Farm Labor

    6%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Prudhomme family was Farm Labor. The most common Prudhomme occupation in the USA was Farmer. 37% of Prudhomme's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Planter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Prudhomme.

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Prudhomme Historical Records

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Prudhomme Life Expectancy

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