Rice Surname History
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- Rice family history
- Rice country of origin, nationality, & ethnicity
- Rice last name meaning & etymology
- Rice spelling & pronunciation
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Rice Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity
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The nationality of Rice is often difficult to determine because countries change over time, leaving the original nationality a mystery. The original ethnicity of Rice may be difficult to determine depending on whether the surname came about organically and independently in multiple locales; e.g. in the case of names that come from a profession, which can crop up in multiple regions independently (such as the last name "Bishop" which may have been taken by church officials).
Rice Meaning & Etymology
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The meaning of Rice come may come from a trade, such as the name "Baker" which refers to the craft of baker. Some of these craft-based surnames might be a profession in some other language. This is why it is essential to know the ethnicity of a name, and the languages spoken by its ancestors. Many names like Rice originate from religious texts like the Quran, the Bhagavadgītā, the Bible, and so forth. In many cases these surnames relate to a religious phrase such as "Lamb of God".
Rice Pronunciation & Spelling Variations
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Knowing misspellings and alternate spellings of the Rice name are important to understanding the history of the name. In times when literacy was uncommon, names such as Rice were transcribed based on their pronunciation when people's names were recorded in official records. This could have given rise misspellings of Rice. Family names like Rice change in their spelling as they travel across villages, family unions, and eras over the years.
Last names similar to RiceRice 2d, Ricea, Riceadella, Ricealan, Riceallen, Riceardi, Riceardone, Riceards, Riceardson, Ricebarvel, Ricebaum, Riceben, Ricebenjamin, Ricebenoit, Riceberg, Ricebird, Ricebirg, Riceblaine, Ricebobby, Ricebrent
Rice Family Tree
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- Charles Leiper Rice
- Glen Thomas Rice
- Evelyn Grace Rice-Martz
- Elsie Marie Rice-Hymes
- Carl Wade Rice
- Kenneth Charles Rice
- Willis Ray Rice
- Earl Lawrence Rice
- Allen Eugene Rice 1946 - ?
- Retta Gabrilla (Rice) Whiting