Origins Available: English, Irish
Flanders. Form there, Flemish settlers took the name to Normandy, before arriving in Britain with the Norman invasion. The Prendregast family lived in the village of Prendergast in the Welsh county of Pembroke.
Early Origins of the Prendregast family
Berwickshire, which is said to come from these same roots. "Preenhirlegast is generally supposed to be synonymous with Prendergast, which family, soon after the Conquest, held possessions in the county of Pembroke, and at Akild, in Northumberland, which last estate its owners forfeited in 1327, by their adherence to the Scottish party. Maurice, Lord of Prendergast, near Pembroke, was one of the most eminent of Strongbow's companions in the conquest of Ireland. " CITATION[CLOSE]
Burke, John Bernard, The Roll of Battle Abbey. London: Edward Churton, 26, Holles Street, 1848, Print.
Early History of the Prendregast family
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Prendregast Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Prendergast, Prendegast, Pendergast, Pendegast, Prendregast, Pendergrass, Pendergrist and many more.
Early Notables of the Prendregast family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Prendregast family to Ireland
Some of the Prendregast family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
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Migration of the Prendregast family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Phillip Prendergast who settled in Virginia in 1643; Richard and Miles Prendergast arrived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1858; Edward Prendergrast settled in Philadelphia in 1838.
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