Paz

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Galician[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the former Medieval form Paaz, from Paaez, from Pelaiz. A patronymic surname, from Paio (Pelagius) or Pelagio and the patronymic suffix -ez. Originally meaning "son/daughter of Pelagius". Cognate of Spanish Peláez.

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Paz m f

  1. A patronymic surname​.

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

paz (peace), shortened from María (de la) Paz, a Roman Catholic epithet of the Virgin Mary as "Our Lady of Peace" .

Proper noun[edit]

Paz f

  1. A female given name.
  2. A surname derived from the given name, or from a nickname for a peaceful person.