Pritchard Family History

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Pritchard Name Meaning

Welsh: Anglicized form of Welsh ap Rhisiart ‘son of Richard’ (see Richard).

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


Similar surnames: Pritchett, Prothero, Prichard, Ritchhart, Richart, Reichard, Pitcher

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Pritchard Family Origin

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Pritchard Family Occupations

What did your Pritchard ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Pritchard occupation in Canada was Farmer. 39% of Pritchard's were Farmers. Farmer, School and Student were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pritchard. A less common occupation for the Pritchard family was Going To School.

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  • Farmer

    39%
  • School

    6%
  • Student

    6%
  • Going To School

    5%

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

Pritchard Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Pritchard. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pritchard 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Pritchard. 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 Pritchard. For the veterans among your Pritchard ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Pritchard Life Expectancy

What is the average Pritchard lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Pritchard life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Pritchard in 1940 was 49, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Pritchard

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Pritchard 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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