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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  • Farmer

    29%
  • L'Ecole

    11%
  • Farmer Son

    8%
  • Going To School

    5%

In 1881, the most common Prendergast occupation in Canada was Farmer. 29% of Prendergast's were Farmers. Farmer, L'Ecole and Farmer Son were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Prendergast. A less common occupation for the Prendergast family was Going To School.

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Prendergast Historical Records

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Prendergast Life Expectancy

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