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Dice Name Meaning

English: from Middle English dyse, dyce ‘die’, ‘dice’, ‘chance’, ‘luck’, probably applied as a nickname for an habitual dice player or gambler or as a metonymic occupational name for a maker of dice. Compare Deas. Possibly also an Americanized spelling of German Deiss.

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


Similar surnames: Nice, Duce, Bice, Dise, Tice, Duke, Dick, Dace, Dize, Bick

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Where is the Dice family from?

You can see how Dice families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Dice family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Dice families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 16 Dice families living in Ontario. This was about 59% of all the recorded Dice's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Dice families in 1911.
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What did your Dice ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Dice. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    100%
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Census Records

There are 22,000 census records available for the last name Dice. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dice census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Dice. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 4,000 military records available for the last name Dice. For the veterans among your Dice ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Dice lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Dice life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Dice in 1943 was 44, and 75 in 2004.

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