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Pride Family History

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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Where is the Pride family from?

You can see how Pride families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Pride family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Pride families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 36 Pride families living in Nova Scotia. This was about 41% of all the recorded Pride's in Canada. Nova Scotia had the highest population of Pride families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Pride surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Pride ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Pride. 54% of Pride men worked as a Farmer and 34% of Pride women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Pride were Painter and Labourer.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    54%
  • Laborer
    12%
  • Fisherman
    12%
  • Painter
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Housekeeper
    34%
  • Teacher
    34%
  • Labourer
    34%
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What Pride family records will you find?

Census Records

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 Lists

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

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Draft Cards

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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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.

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