Brice Family History

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Brice Name Meaning

French, English, and Scottish: from a personal name of Celtic origin (Latinized as Bri(c)tius, Bric(c)ius, or Brixius), which was borne by a 5th-century saint who succeeded St. Martin as bishop of Tours. Consequently, it became a popular given name in France and Germany in the early Middle Ages. It was imported to England and Scotland by the Normans. Welsh: Anglicized form of the patronymic ap Rhys ‘son of Rhys’ (see Reese).

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

Similar surnames: Price, Trice, Brick, Grice, Prime, Brace, Bryce, Brich, Bruce, Grace

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Brice Family Origin

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Brice Family Occupations

What did your Brice ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Farmer, Labourer and Agricultural Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Brice. A less common occupation for the Brice family was Coal Miner. The most common Brice occupation in the UK was Farmer. 5% of Brice's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Labourer

  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Coal Miner


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Brice ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Brice Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 108,000 census records available for the last name Brice. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Brice census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 12,000 immigration records available for the last name Brice. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 13,000 military records available for the last name Brice. For the veterans among your Brice ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Brice Life Expectancy

What is the average Brice lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Brice life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Brice in 1943 was 35, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Brice

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Brice ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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