US Popularity:9065
Other Origin(s):British, German, Latin
Meaning:Passion, enthusiam; Rice dealer; Brushwood-dweller
Rice is a masculine name of Welsh, English, German, and Latin origin that has way more than a few grains of meaning. A variant of the Welsh surname Rhys, it translates to “passion” and “enthusiasm,” which is sure to match baby’s fiery spirit. Rice may also come from the German name Reiss, which can mean “rice dealer” or “brushwood dweller.” If you want baby to feel one with the earth and appreciate everything that grows from the ground, the name Rice makes for a rich, abundant choice.

Famous People Named Rice

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  • Jerry Rice
    Football Player

Rice Name Popularity Data

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in 1972
- 3447
from 1959
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