Pryce Family History

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Pryce Name Meaning

Welsh and English: variant spelling of Price. Americanized spelling of Jewish Preuss or Preis.

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

Similar surnames: Price, Pryde, Pryse, Ryce, Pryer, Rice, Prime, Royce, Druce, Prue

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Pryce Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Pryce name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Pryce. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Benin/Togo


  • Cameroon, Congo, & Southern Bantu Peoples


  • Ivory Coast/Ghana


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Pryce Family Origin

Where is the Pryce family from?

Pryce Family Occupations

What did your Pryce ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Pryce occupation in the UK was Farmer. 20% of Pryce's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Pryce family was Carpenter. Farmer, Agricultural Labourer and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pryce.

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  • Farmer

  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Labourer

  • Carpenter


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

Pryce Historical Records

What Pryce family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 29,000 census records available for the last name Pryce. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pryce 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Pryce. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Pryce. For the veterans among your Pryce ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Pryce Life Expectancy

What is the average Pryce lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Pryce life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Pryce in 1949 was 23, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Pryce

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Pryce 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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