Dice Family History
Dice Name Meaning
English: from Middle English dyse dyce ‘dice chance luck’ probably applied as a nickname for a habitual dice player; compare Deas and Hazard . Alternatively the name may be a variant of Dye with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s or an alternative pronunciation of a variant of Diss . Possibly also an Americanized form of German Deis or of its Dutch variants Dijs and Deijs; compare Dyes .
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press