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What does the name Price mean?

Price is a surname that originates from Wales and is common in those of Welsh heritage. Price is a patronymic name that comes from 'ap Rhys' given to those who are the son or descendant of Rice or Rees/Rhys. Less commonly the surname Price could be from the Cornish 'pras' or 'meadow', and refer to those who lived at or near this geographical feature.

The earliest occurrence of the Price surname in our family history documents is from 1518, and we currently have 2,769,008 records where Price appears.

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