Last name: PRICE

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PRICE : This last name is indexed 941,344 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

PRICE : 1: Welsh: Anglicized form of Welsh ap Rhys ‘son of Rhys’ (see Reece). This is one of the commonest of Welsh surnames. It has also been established in Ireland since the 14th century.2: English: nickname from Middle English Old French pris ‘excellent noble highly valued (person)’.3: Americanized form of Jewish Preuss or Preis.4: In some cases also an American shortened and altered form of Ukrainian Prishchipenko: from a nickname based on pryshchepa ‘grafted stalk’ with the diminutive suffix -enko having in this case a patronymic function.

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