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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Pryce

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Alt. Meaning

P is for polite, naturally!

R is for righteous, you know when you're right.

Y is for young, the years never show!

C is for complete, nothing further needed here.

E is for enchant, for enchant you will.

Notable Persons Named Pryce

Pryce Pryce-Jones was a businessman. Pryce was born on November 16th, 1834 in Llanllwchaiarn. He left this life on January 11th, 1920.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Pryce

Jonathan Pryce is an actor and singer. His most notable accomplishments were from 1970 to present. Jonathan was given the name John Price on June 1st, 1947 in Carmel, Flintshire.


Tom Pryce is a formula one racer.


Vicky Pryce is an economist.



Simon Pryce is a children's music and musical theatre musician. His ongoing career started in 2002. Simon was born Simon Pryce on March 7th, 1972 in Australia.


Trevor Pryce is a football player. His most notable accomplishments were from 1997 to 2010. Trevor was born on August 3rd, 1975 in Brooklyn.


How popular is the baby name Pryce in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1931 6 0 6
1971 5 0 5
1991 12 0 12
1992 7 0 7
1993 6 0 6
1994 12 0 12
1995 10 0 10
1996 11 0 11
1997 15 0 15
1998 15 0 15
1999 23 0 23
2000 25 0 25
2001 25 0 25
2002 25 0 25
2003 26 0 26
2004 27 0 27
2005 37 7 30
2006 28 0 28
2007 39 6 33
2008 42 0 42
2009 55 0 55
2010 39 0 39
2011 56 0 56
2012 76 6 70
2013 72 10 62
2014 55 0 55
2015 57 0 57
2016 40 0 40
2017 43 6 37

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Popularity of Pryce as a first name

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Popularity of Pryce as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Pryce U.S.
  White 38.00% 64.26%
  African American 56.44% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.35% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.19% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.13% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.90% 16.26%

Of Last Name Pryce

People with the last name Pryce are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Pryce

  • How Popular is the name Pryce? Pryce is the 11,365th most popular name of all time. As a last name Pryce was the 12,055th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Pryce have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 889 babies born with the first name Pryce in the United States. That's more than enough people named Pryce to occupy the country of Vatican City with an estimated population of 800 (as of March 1, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Pryce? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1931 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Pryce first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Pryce is Sunday, January 15th, 1882.
  • What year had the most people named Pryce born? The highest recorded use of the first name Pryce was in 2012 with a total of 70 babies.
  • Random Pryce Factoid: According to the 2011 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Pryce is not a popular baby boy's name in Texas. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Texas have the same name as you in 2011.
  • Weird things about the name Pryce: Your name in reverse order is Ecyrp. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ypcer. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Pryce? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 2,587 people with the last name Pryce.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Pryce? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Pryce as their last name since less than 1 person in 114k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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