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Paz Family History

Paz Name Meaning
Spanish and Portuguese: from the Marian epithet paz ‘peace’ (Latin pax, genitive pacis): María de la Paz (Spanish), Maria da Paz (Portuguese). The name was often assumed, as an approximate translation of the Hebrew personal name Shelomo, by Jews converted to Christianity.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

318,321 Historical Documents with Paz on Ancestry.com
257,965 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
2,469 Military Records
15,591 Immigration Records
26,920 Census and Voter Lists
15,376 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Paz Families

  • Number of Paz families
     22 - 41
     8 - 21
     1 - 7
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Paz families
     3 - 3
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Paz last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Paz census records

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Paz Family Origin

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Paz Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Paz

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Paz Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Paz census records

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Paz Civil War Service Records

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