Brice Name Meaning

French, English, and Scottish: from a personal name of Celtic origin (Latinized as Bri(c)tius, Bric(c)ius, or Brixius), which was borne by a 5th-century saint who succeeded St. Martin as bishop of Tours. Consequently, it became a popular given name in France and Germany in the early Middle Ages. It was imported to England and Scotland by the Normans. Welsh: Anglicized form of the patronymic ap Rhys ‘son of Rhys’ (see Reese).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Price, Trice, Brick, Grice, Prime, Brace, Bryce, Brich, Bruce, Grace

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Brice Family Origin

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Brice Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    39%
  • Blacksmith

    4%
  • Brakeman

    4%
  • Carpenter

    4%

In 1881, Farmer, Blacksmith and Brakeman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Brice. A less common occupation for the Brice family was Carpenter. The most common Brice occupation in Canada was Farmer. 39% of Brice's were Farmers.

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Between 1943 and 2004, Brice life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Brice in 1943 was 35, and 69 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Brice

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