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Grice Family History

Grice Name Meaning
nickname for a gray-haired man, from Middle English grice, gris ‘gray’ (Old French gris, apparently of Germanic origin, and probably a distant cognate of Gray 1).from Middle English grice, grise ‘pig’ (Old Norse gríss, probably akin to 1), hence a metonymic occupational name for a swineherd or a nickname.Possibly an Americanized spelling of German Greis.

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

426,334 Historical Documents with Grice on Ancestry.com
133,360 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
9,944 Military Records
6,816 Immigration Records
82,989 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Grice Families

  • Number of Grice families
     49 - 96
     17 - 48
     1 - 16
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Grice families
     258 - 513
     87 - 257
     1 - 86
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Grice families
     3 - 4
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Grice Family Origin

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Grice Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Grice

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Grice Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Grice Civil War Service Records

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