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Pryce Family History

Pryce Name Meaning

Welsh and English: variant spelling of Price. Americanized spelling of Jewish Preuss or Preis.

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


Similar surnames: Price, Pryde, Pryse, Ryce, Pryer, Rice, Prime, Royce, Druce, Prue

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Where is the Pryce family from?

You can see how Pryce families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Pryce family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Pryce families were found in the UK in 1891. In 1840 there were 2 Pryce families living in Maryland. This was about 40% of all the recorded Pryce's in the USA. Maryland had the highest population of Pryce families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Pryce surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Pryce ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Pryce. 27% of Pryce men worked as a Laborer and 24% of Pryce women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Pryce were Clerk and Teacher.

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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
    27%
  • Farmer
    17%
  • Salesman
    10%
  • Clerk
    9%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Maid
    24%
  • Housewife
    20%
  • Operator
    15%
  • Teacher
    15%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Pryce. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Pryce. For the veterans among your Pryce ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Pryce lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Pryce life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Pryce in 1949 was 23, and 74 in 2004.

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