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Wrice Name Meaning

Of uncertain origin; possibly a variant spelling of Welsh Rice.

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


Similar surnames: Wice, Price, Grice, Rice, Cripe, Brice, Trice, Ryce, Prime, Pryce

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Where is the Wrice family from?

You can see how Wrice families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Wrice family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1861 and 1920. The most Wrice families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 14 Wrice families living in Ontario. This was about 70% of all the recorded Wrice's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Wrice families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Wrice surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Wrice ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Wrice. 43% of Wrice men worked as a Farmer and 60% of Wrice women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Wrice were Bar Tender and Housework.

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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.

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    43%
  • Laborer
    43%
  • Bar Tender
    15%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Maid
    60%
  • Housework
    40%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Wrice. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wrice 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 135 immigration records available for the last name Wrice. 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 241 military records available for the last name Wrice. For the veterans among your Wrice ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Wrice lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Wrice life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1992, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Wrice in 1962 was 76, and 55 in 2004.

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