Origins Available: English
The Prud'home surname in England
is of Norman origins, thought to have originally been a nickname
from the Old French "prud’homme" meaning "wise man."
Early Origins of the Prud'home family
The surname Prud'home was first found in Wiltshire
, and Surrey
. where Gilbert Prodhome or Prudume was on record in the Pipe Rolls
in the 12th century. The name Roger Prodomme or Prodhomme was recorded in the Feet of Fines of Essex
in 1284, and in 1326. The place named Pridhamsleigh, in Devon
is named for John Prodhomme, who lived there in 1281. Like many Norman names, Prud'home made its way to Scotland
, where the first record of the name was of Willelmus Prodomme of Scotia, a mercator who had safe conduct to England
Early History of the Prud'home family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Prud'home research.Another 190 words (14 lines of text) covering the years 1454, 1476, 1597, 1609, 1675, 1737, 1708, 1709, 1687 and 1737 are included under the topic Early Prud'home History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Prud'home Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Prudholm, Prudham, Prodhamn, Proudhome, Prudholme, Prudhome, Prodomme, Purdomme, Purdon, Purdholm and many more.
Early Notables of the Prud'home family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Prud'home family to Ireland
Some of the Prud'home family moved to Ireland
, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.Another 169 words (12 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Prud'home family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Prud'home Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
- Phillip Prudhome who settled in Louisiana in 1756
- Philippes Prud'home, who settled in Louisiana La. in 1756