Last Name PRICE


Meaning Welsh Ap-Rice or Ap-Reese which is equal to 'son of Rice.'
A corruption of 'Ap Rice,' the son of Rice.
Origin Welsh, Jewish, Dutch, Native American, Chilean, Irish, Romanian, Falkland, Haitian, Austrian, South african

Rank 84 (2000 US census) 76 (1990 US census)
Count 228,756 (2000 US census)

Race / ethnic distribution

The 2000 US Census claims that
  • 76.11%, or 174106 total occurrences, of those with this family name identified themselves as being white,
  • 19.79%, or 45271 total occurrences, as black,
  • 0.42%, or 961 total occurrences, as Asian and Pacific Islander,
  • 0.64%, or 1464 total occurrences, as American Indian and Native Alaskan,
  • 1.58%, or 3614 total occurrences, as two or more races, and
  • 1.46%, or 3340 total occurrences, as Hispanic ethnic origin.

Scottish surnames

Scottish last names divide themselves into two classes: Highland and Lowland.
In very few instances the names were considered before the eleventh century. They became significantly better known only since the thirteen century.
Just like English and other last n...

Ukrainian middle names

Ukrainian middle names form the same way as Russian ones, except that for girls, the patronymic ending is '-ivna' rather than '-ovna' or '-evna.' Follow the Russian middle names link to get any additional information.

Surnames that make great first names

We do not really know what surnames will make great first name. It is just highly subjective. What we can tell you is what last names historically been used as first name. We do not know if they will be great. We just know they have been at some time...

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