When Daniel Price was born in 1783, in Lower Salford Township, Montgomery, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Henry Weicker Price, was 26 and his mother, Magdalena Clemmer Lederach, was 23.
Welsh: Anglicized form of Welsh ap Rhys ‘son of Rhys’ (see Reece ). This is one of the commonest of Welsh surnames. It has also been established in Ireland since the 14th century.
English: nickname from Middle English, Old French pris ‘excellent, noble, highly valued (person)’.
Americanized form of Jewish Preuss or Preis .