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The Vice surname is thought to be derived from the Old French word "devise," meaning a "dweller at the boundary." It falls into the class of local names, that is, names derived from a place where the original bearer once lived or held land. It is plausible that some bearers of Vice took the name from one of several places in England: Viza in Ashwater, county Devon, Vyse Wood in Morthoe, county Devon, or Devizes in Wiltshire.

Early Origins of the Vice family


The surname Vice was first found in Sussex, where Robert atte Vise was recorded in the Subsidy Rolls for that county in the year 1327.

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Early History of the Vice family

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Early History of the Vice family


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Another 293 words (21 lines of text) covering the years 1330 and 1601 are included under the topic Early Vice History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Vice Spelling Variations

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Vice Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Devise, Vises,Vize, Vise, Vice and others.

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Early Notables of the Vice family (pre 1700)

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Early Notables of the Vice family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Vice family to the New World and Oceana

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Migration of the Vice family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Vice Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Mrs. L. Vice, aged 43, who settled in America, in 1906
  • Aron Vice, aged 38, who emigrated to America from London, England, in 1907
  • Walter George Vice, aged 29, who emigrated to America from Chudleigh, England, in 1908
  • Liugi Vice, aged 18, who emigrated to the United States from Acerno, Italy, in 1911
  • Lewis George Vice, aged 8, who landed in America from Chudleigh, England, in 1912
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Vice Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • William Vice, English convict from London, who was transported aboard the "Anson" on September 23, 1843, settling in Van Diemen's Land, Australia [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Library of Queensland. (Retrieved 2015, January 8) Anson voyage to Van Diemen's Land, Australia in 1843 with 499 passengers. Retrieved from http://www.convictrecords.com.au/ships/anson/1843

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Contemporary Notables of the name Vice (post 1700)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Vice (post 1700)


  • George W. Vice, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1916, 1920, 1924 (alternate), 1928 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 11) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Veronika Vice (b. 1984), Canadian professional wrestler

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  1. ^ State Library of Queensland. (Retrieved 2015, January 8) Anson voyage to Van Diemen's Land, Australia in 1843 with 499 passengers. Retrieved from http://www.convictrecords.com.au/ships/anson/1843
  2. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 11) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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