Rice Family History

Meaning of surname: Rice

Rice is a surname that is frequently of Welsh origin, but also can be Irish, English, or even German. In Wales it is an Anglicized transliteration of Rhys, as are Reese and Reece. Recent genetic evidence shows the surname also arose independently in southeastern England among men with non-Celtic ancestry.[1] The German name Reiss has also been transliterated as Rice in the United States.[2]

We found 11,647,951 Genealogy and Family History Records for Rice in our Newspaper Archive.

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11,518,468 Digital Copies of Newspapers
47,972 Pictures of Obituaries
20,521 Government Documents
759 Historical Books
60,231 Social Security Death Records

Rice Surname

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