When Howell Price was born on 5 November 1809, in Llywel, Breconshire, Wales, United Kingdom, his father, Rees Price, was 37 and his mother, Mary Ann Evans Watts, was 33. He married Mary Price on 13 December 1833, in Llywel, Breconshire, Wales, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Llandeilor-Fan, Breconshire, Wales, United Kingdom in 1861 and Llandelio'r Fan, Breconshire, Wales, United Kingdom in 1871.
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 .