Dice Family History

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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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Dice Family Origin

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Dice Family Occupations

What did your Dice ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Dice family was Builder. Agricultural Labourer, Laundress and (Porter) ((Deliverer Of Grocery)) were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dice. The most common Dice occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 18% of Dice's were Agricultural Labourers.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Laundress

  • (Porter) ((Deliverer Of Grocery))

  • Builder


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Dice Historical Records

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Census Record

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 List

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Dice. 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 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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Dice Life Expectancy

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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dice

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dice 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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