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Prigge Name Meaning

North German and English: voiced variant of Low German, Middle English prikke ‘piercing tool’ (from Dutch prikken ‘to pierce or prick’), hence a metonymic occupational name for someone who used such a tool (e.g. for cutting peat, catching eels, or indeed tattooing), or in the case of the English name possibly for a maker or user of pointed weapons. German: from an old personal name of uncertain origin.

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


Similar surnames: Prime, Bridge, Rogge, Price, Plagge, Prange, Pigg, Sprigg, Ridge

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Prigge Family Origin

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Prigge Family Occupations

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  • Sugar Baker

    25%
  • Temporary Mipn War Office Poll Count

    25%
  • Waiter In Public House

    25%
  • Wheelwright

    25%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Prigge family was Wheelwright. The most common Prigge occupation in the UK was Sugar Baker. 25% of Prigge's were Sugar Bakers. Sugar Baker, Temporary Mipn War Office Poll Count and Waiter In Public House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Prigge.

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