Royce Name Meaning

English: from the medieval female personal name Royse, also found in the spelling Rose and popularly associated with the flower, but in fact originally from a Germanic personal name. This is recorded in Domesday Book in the form Rothais and is composed of the elements hrod ‘renown’ + haid(is) ‘kind’, ‘sort’. Americanized spelling of German Reuss.

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


Similar surnames: Boyce, Royse, Noyce, Joyce, Roche, Roch, Boye, Toye, Rock, Royal

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Royce Family Origin

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Royce Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    9%
  • Mariner

    4%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    3%
  • Annuitant

    3%

In 1881, Farmer, Mariner and Agricultural Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Royce. A less common occupation for the Royce family was Annuitant. The most common Royce occupation in the UK was Farmer. 9% of Royce's were Farmers.

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Royce Life Expectancy

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Between 1946 and 2004, Royce life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Royce in 1946 was 55, and 76 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Royce

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