Prendergast Family History

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Prendergast Name Meaning

Irish: of Welsh origin and uncertain etymology. It is said by its bearers to have been the name of Flemish settlers in Normandy, who took their name from a lost place, Brontegeest, near Ghent in Flanders.

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


Similar surnames: Pendergast, Render, Renberg, Renderos, Pendergrast, Rennert

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Prendergast Family Origin

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Prendergast Family Occupations

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  • Bricklayer

    5%
  • Labourer

    5%
  • General Laborer

    4%
  • Annuitant

    3%

In 1881, Bricklayer, Labourer and General Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Prendergast. A less common occupation for the Prendergast family was Annuitant. The most common Prendergast occupation in the UK was Bricklayer. 5% of Prendergast's were Bricklayers.

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Prendergast Historical Records

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