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Priddy Name Meaning

Welsh: Anglicized form of Welsh ap Rhiddid ‘son of Rhiddid’, a personal name of unexplained etymology. Welsh: Anglicized form of ap Redith ‘son of Redith’, a short form of Meredith; the short form occurs only in this Anglicized spelling. Welsh: from the personal name Predyr, Peredur (perhaps from Old Welsh peri ‘spears’ + dur ‘hard’, ‘steel’), which was borne, in Arthurian legend, by one of the knights of the Round Table. Welsh: occupational name, from Welsh prydydd ‘bard’. English: habitational name from Priddy in Somerset, named probably with Celtic words meaning ‘earth house’.

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


Similar surnames: Price, Briody, Priddle, Roddy, Radde, Prey, Kidd, Duddy, Preddy

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Priddy Family Origin

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Priddy Family Occupations

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  • Coal Miner

    6%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    4%
  • Bricklayer

    3%
  • Carpenter

    3%

In 1881, Coal Miner, Agricultural Labourer and Bricklayer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Priddy. The most common Priddy occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 6% of Priddy's were Coal Miners. A less common occupation for the Priddy family was Carpenter.

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Priddy Life Expectancy

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