Brice Family History
Brice Name Meaning
French English and Scottish: from the Old French personal name Brice probably Celtic (Gaulish) in origin but not firmly explained (Latinized as Bri(c)tius Bric(c)ius or Brixius) which was borne by a 5th-century Christian saint who succeeded Saint Martin as bishop of Tours. Consequently it became a popular personal name in France and Germany in the early Middle Ages. It was imported to England and Scotland by the Normans. Compare German Brixius .
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press