The roots of the German surname Ice can be found in the northern region of Schleswig-Holstein. The name is derived from the
"Aigo," which itself derives from the Middle High German word "Ecke," meaning "sharp sword blade." It is also possible that Ice is derived from "Ico," a personal name whose origins are thought to be Frisian, a language spoken in northern
and the Netherlands.
The surname Ice was first found in the northern city of Rostock, where the first instance of the surname was recorded in 1257, borne by Ecgho.
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of this family name include: Icke, Ecke, Iko, Ice, Ecgho, Yco, Ecco, Eccke, Ick and many more.