Pride Family History

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Pride Name Meaning

Welsh and English: nickname from Welsh prid ‘precious’, ‘dear’ or Middle English pride ‘pride’; in the case of the latter, applied to a vain or haughty or possibly on occasion to someone who had played the part of Pride in a pageant of the Seven Deadly Sins.

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

Similar surnames: Price, Prime, Wride, Pryde, Cripe, Grice, Prue, Wrede, Brine, Brede

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Pride Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Pride name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Pride. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Cameroon, Congo, & Southern Bantu Peoples


  • Germanic Europe


  • Benin/Togo


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Pride Family Origin

Where is the Pride family from?

Pride Family Occupations

What did your Pride ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Pride occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 5% of Pride's were Agricultural Labourers. Agricultural Labourer, Coal Miner and Plasterer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pride. A less common occupation for the Pride family was Annuitant.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Coal Miner

  • Plasterer

  • Annuitant


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Pride ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Pride Historical Records

What Pride family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 41,000 census records available for the last name Pride. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pride census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Pride. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 7,000 military records available for the last name Pride. For the veterans among your Pride ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Pride Life Expectancy

What is the average Pride lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Pride life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Pride in 1947 was 41, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Pride

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Pride ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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