Last name: PRENTICE

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PRENTICE : This last name is indexed 87,826 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

PRENTICE : Scottish (Lanarkshire) and English (East Anglia): from Middle English prentis prentiz a shortened form of apprentis ‘apprentice’ (Anglo-Norman French apprenti(e)z prentiz prentice from Old French aprendre ‘to learn to understand’ Latin appre(he)ndere ‘to understand grasp’) denoting someone learning a craft or trade but probably originating as a nickname in the case of the surname.

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