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What does Price mean?

Price Pronunciation of Price as a boys' name is of Old French origin, and the meaning of Price is "prize". Also possibly derived from a German tribe, the Prusen, who gave their name to Prussia, or may have originated from Rhys (Welsh) "enthusiasm".

ASSOCIATED WITH Pr-, prize (gift)


VARIANTS Brice, Bryce, Pryce


(male) Parce, ..

(female) Prica, ..

Price Wilmer (P.W.), ..

How popular is Price?

Price is an unusual first name for men but a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#84 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Price reached its top rank of #598 in the U.S. in the 1880s, but is not ranked at the moment. (TOP 2000 NAMES, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Price name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Price outside U.S.

Which version is better?

Popular variation forms of Price are Brice (#891 VIA LATEST LIST), Bryce (#131), Rhys (#513) and Rice. Usage of these relations of Price was well-received in 2000 (USAGE OF 0.2%) and is almost as conventional today (USAGE 0.2%, 16%). Bryce has historically been preferred by parents, though Rhys has grown popular as well over time.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Price, Brice, Bryce, Rhys, Rice in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Bryce, Rhys outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended sound-alike names are Bruce, Dice, Elice, Jaice, Morice, Pace, Paice, Paige, Paine, Patrice, Payce, Peirce, Perce, Pike, Ponce, Prime, Primo, Prince, Prinz, Prinze, Prior, Raice, Roice and Trace. These names tend to be more commonly used than Price.