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Bryce Family History

Bryce Name Meaning

English (of Norman origin): from the Old French personal name Brice probably Celtic (Gaulish) in origin but not firmly explained which was Latinized as Bricius. It became popular in France through the cult of the 5th-century Saint Brice successor of Saint Martin as Bishop of Tours and was introduced to England and Scotland by the Normans. See also Bryson .

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

Similar surnames: Boyce, Brice, Bruce, Breck, Boyle, Bryde, Brose, Croce, Brye, Brace

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Where is the Bryce family from?

You can see how Bryce families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Bryce family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Bryce families were found in and Scotland in 1841. In 1840 there were 5 Bryce families living in Georgia. This was about 21% of all the recorded Bryce's in USA. Georgia had the highest population of Bryce families in 1840.
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What did your Bryce ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Bryce. 15% of Bryce men worked as a Laborer and 10% of Bryce women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Bryce were Truck Driver and Seamstress. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Salesman
  • Truck Driver

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Teacher
  • Stenographer
  • Housekeeper
  • Seamstress
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Census Records

There are 68,000 census records available for the last name Bryce. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bryce census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 15,000 immigration records available for the last name Bryce. 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 Cards

There are 7,000 military records available for the last name Bryce. For the veterans among your Bryce ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Bryce lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Bryce life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Bryce in 1948 was 51, and 75 in 2004.

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