Preece Family History
Preece Name Meaning
Welsh (especially Herefordshire):: Anglicized form of the patronymic ap Rhys also spelled ap Res ‘son of Rhys’. Preece is interchangeable with Price the more common pronunciation of the name. habitational name either from Prees in Shropshire or Preese in Lancashire. Both placenames derive from Proto-Welsh prês ‘brushwood copse grove’ (Welsh prys). Confusion between this name and 1 is likely.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022