Paus Family History
Paus Name Meaning
Dutch, North German, and Scandinavian: from Middle Low German paves, pawes ‘pope’, perhaps applied as a nickname for someone renowned for his piety. North German and Dutch: a reduced form of Pabst.Americanized form of South GermanPfaus, a variant of Pfautz.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press