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PRICE - Name Meaning & Origin


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PRICE Surname Meaning & Origin:

Price is a patronymic name derived from the Welsh ap Rhys, meaning "son of Rhys." The given name Rhys means "enthusiasm" in Welsh.

Price is the 84th most popular surname in the United States. Price is also popular in England, coming in as the 47th most common surname.

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Genealogy Resources for the Surname PRICE:

100 Most Common U.S. Surnames & Their Meanings
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PRICE Family Genealogy Forum
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FamilySearch - PRICE Genealogy
Find records, queries, and lineage-linked family trees posted for the Price surname and its variations.

PRICE Surname & Family Mailing Lists
RootsWeb hosts several free mailing lists for researchers of the Price surname.

Cousin Connect - PRICE Genealogy Queries
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DistantCousin.com - PRICE Genealogy & Family History
Free databases and genealogy links for the last name Price.

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References: Surname Meanings & Origins

Cottle, Basil. Penguin Dictionary of Surnames. Baltimore, MD: Penguin Books, 1967.

Menk, Lars. A Dictionary of German Jewish Surnames. Avotaynu, 2005.

Beider, Alexander. A Dictionary of Jewish Surnames from Galicia. Avotaynu, 2004.

Hanks, Patrick and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford University Press, 1989.

Hanks, Patrick. Dictionary of American Family Names. Oxford University Press, 2003.

Smith, Elsdon C. American Surnames. Genealogical Publishing Company, 1997.

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