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From: "Shirley Arabin" <>
Subject: Re: Richard/Rice
Date: Wed, 10 Mar 2004 16:43:34 +1300
References: <JZ%2c.8635$>

My maiden name was RICE (Belfast) and in my research found only that version
in Ireland but have only come across the Welsh versions RHYS and APRICE.

There is said to be a Gaelic version of RICE , the translated version of
which is O'MULCREEVY.

Shirley Arabin
Mount Maunganui, New Zealand .

"Peter M Kilburn" <> wrote in message
> A key moment in my family search ( Meredith; Queen's) appears to turn on
> whether the forenames Richard and Rice may sometimes have been used the
> for the other...whether they may be interchangeable.
> Has anyone heard of such practice?
> Thanks,
> Peter

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