Dice Name Meaning

English: from Middle English dyse, dyce ‘die’, ‘dice’, ‘chance’, ‘luck’, probably applied as a nickname for an habitual dice player or gambler or as a metonymic occupational name for a maker of dice. Compare Deas. Possibly also an Americanized spelling of German Deiss.

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


Similar surnames: Nice, Duce, Bice, Dise, Tice, Duke, Dick, Dace, Dize, Bick

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Dice Family Origin

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Dice Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    47%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Carpenter

    6%
  • Keeping House

    4%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dice. The most common Dice occupation in the USA was Farmer. 47% of Dice's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Dice family was Keeping House.

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Dice Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1943 and 2004, Dice life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Dice in 1943 was 44, and 75 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dice

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