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Where is the Rice family from?
You can see how Rice families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Rice family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Rice families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 582 Rice families living in New York. This was about 19% of all the recorded Rice's in the USA. New York had the highest population of Rice families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Rice surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.
In 1940, Laborer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Rice. 15% of Rice men worked as a Laborer and 6% of Rice women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Rice were Truck Driver and Housekeeper.