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Where did the Scottish Pridemore family come from? What is the Scottish Pridemore family crest and coat of arms? When did the Pridemore family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Pridemore family history?
Spelling variations of this family name include: Pryde, Pride, Prid, Pryd and others.
First found in Lanarkshire (Gaelic: Siorrachd Lannraig) a former county in the central Strathclyde region of Scotland, now divided into the Council Areas of North Lanarkshire, South Lanarkshire, and the City of Glasgow, where they held a family seat. Originally believed to be a junior branch of the Prideaux family, of which the senior branch was descended from Pagenus de Prideaux of Prideaux Castle in Cornwall. The junior branch was granted lands in Larnarkshire, Scotland about 1140 by King David of Scotland. Several of the name Prid or Pryde were registered in the area in the late 13th century.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Pridemore research. Another 183 words(13 lines of text) covering the years 1272, 1296, 1521, 1567, and 1650 are included under the topic Early Pridemore History in all our PDF Extended History products.
Another 53 words(4 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Pridemore Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Andrew Pride who settled in North America in 1660; David Pride settled in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1775; George Pride settled in New York State in 1822.
The Pridemore Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Pridemore Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.
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