Last name: PARTRIDGE

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All you have to know about the last name PARTRIDGE

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PARTRIDGE : This last name is indexed 143,318 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

PARTRIDGE : English: from Middle English partriche pertriche partrige partrick patrich ‘partridge’ (Old French pertriz Anglo-Norman French partriz) either a metonymic occupational name for a hunter of the bird or a nickname for someone with some fancied resemblance to it. This name has also been established in Ireland since the 17th century. In North America this surname has probably absorbed some cases of other European surnames with the same meaning e.g. Italian Pernice.

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