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Meaning and Origin of: Brice

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First name origins & meanings:

  • Irish : Swift
  • English : Son of a nobleman
  • English : Son of a nobleman

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Last name origin & meaning:

  • French, English, and Scottish : from a personal name of Celtic origin (Latinized as Bri(c)tius, Bric(c)ius, or Brixius), which was borne by a 5th-century saint who succeeded St. Martin as bishop of Tours. Consequently, it became a popular given name in France and Germany in the early Middle Ages. It was imported to England and Scotland by the Normans.
  • Welsh : Anglicized form of the patronymic ap Rhys ‘son of Rhys’ (see Reese).