Prentice, Prunty - Anglicised Surnames in Ireland

Padraig Mac Giolla-Domhnaigh
1923

Prentice, Prunty—These two names, common to the County of Armagh, are the anglicised forms of the sept name O'Pronntaigh, and I believe the name is of Pictish origin. Another form is Bronte.

Alphabetical Index of Anglicised Surnames in Ireland

See also Woulfe’s Irish Names and Surnames
and O'Hart's Irish Pedigrees