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