Gender Masculine & Feminine
Usage English (Rare)
Meaning & History
From an English surname that was derived from the Norman French expression pur die "by God". It was perhaps originally a nickname for a person who used the oath frequently.
|6/13/2019, 12:17 AM||Mike C||update #104|
|2/12/2007, 1:03 AM||Mike C||earliest recorded revision|