Pritchard Family History and Background

Surnames Derivation: Patronymic of the male given name Richard, formed from a fusion of the Welsh suffix 'ap' meaning 'son of' and the First name Richard.

Medieval Welsh origin.

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Surname Distribution

Census frequency by county

Name Concentrations Within England and Wales

Pritchard Surname Statistics


Top Professions for the Pritchard family

Profession Census Frequency
Agricultural Labourer 392
Female Servant 278
Independent 161
Labourer 147
Male Servant 135
Farmer 115
Carpenter 53
Shoe Maker 51
Tailor 40
Collier 38
Miner 37
Dress Maker 33
Joiner 25
Mason 25
Mariner 24
Pauper 22
Butcher 22
Apprentice 20
Publican 18
Laundress 18
Blacksmith 17
Independant 17
Grocer 15
Coal Miner 15
Servant 13

Pritchard Surname Variants Ranking

Rank Surname Match Census Frequency
1 Pritchard 100% 106,391
2 Prichard 89% 22,570
3 Pretchard 89% 505
4 Prtichard 78% 131
5 Portchard 78% 113

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The surname Pritchard is the most popular version of all its varients

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