Pridham Family History

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Pridham Name Meaning

Americanized form of French Prudhomme.

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

Similar surnames: Primm, Prideaux, Prucha, Windham, Clisham, Badham, Prim, Brideau

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Pridham Family Origin

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Pridham Family Occupations

What did your Pridham ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Pridham occupation in Canada was Farmer. 15% of Pridham's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Pridham family was Going To School. Farmer, Commis and Cooper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pridham.

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  • Farmer

  • Commis

  • Cooper

  • Going To School


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

Pridham Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 14,000 census records available for the last name Pridham. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pridham 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Pridham. 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 Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Pridham. For the veterans among your Pridham ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Pridham Life Expectancy

What is the average Pridham lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Pridham life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Pridham in 1963 was 82, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Pridham

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Pridham 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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