Last name: BRICE

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BRICE : This last name is indexed 241,843 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

BRICE : French English and Scottish: from the Old French personal name Brice probably Celtic (Gaulish) in origin but not firmly explained (Latinized as Bri(c)tius Bric(c)ius or Brixius) which was borne by a 5th-century Christian saint who succeeded Saint Martin as bishop of Tours. Consequently it became a popular personal name in France and Germany in the early Middle Ages. It was imported to England and Scotland by the Normans. Compare German Brixius.

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