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Origin Of The Surname Partridge

Meaning Of The Surname Partridge

Partridge bird

Interesting Facts About Partridge

This surname, which can also be spelt as Partriche, originally comes from the Latin ‘perdix’, which later became the Old French ‘perdiz’ which both mean ‘a partridge’. This name could have been given as an occupational name for someone who bred and hunted partridge birds. On the other hand it could have been given as a medieval nickname to those who resembled partridge birds.

Partridge Statistics

Partridge is the number 459 ranked surname in the United Kingdom. According to our statistics around 21,048 share the surname Partridge in the UK.

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