Bice Family History

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Bice Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Beiss(e), a variant of Beitz 2. English: perhaps a variant of Biss. Compare Beese, Bise, Buys, Byce. Hungarian: nickname for someone with a limp or a peculiar gait, from bice ‘limp’.

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


Similar surnames: Bise, Byce, Dice, Bick, Nice, Rice, Tice, Biss, Ice, Boice

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Bice Family Origin

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Bice Family Occupations

What did your Bice ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Bice family was Carpenter. The most common Bice occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Bice's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bice.

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Carpenter

    4%

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

Bice Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Bice. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bice 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Bice. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Bice. For the veterans among your Bice ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bice Life Expectancy

What is the average Bice lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Bice life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1950. The average life expectancy for Bice in 1943 was 51, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bice

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bice 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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