Paez Family History

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Paez Name Meaning

Spanish form (Páez) of Portuguese and Galician Pais.

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

Similar surnames: Paiz, Paes, Saez, Paz, Paetz, Baez, Maez, Patz, Pawel, Pretz

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Paez Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Paez name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Paez. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • Native American—North, Central, South


  • Spain


  • England & Wales


  • Italy


  • Portugal


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Paez Family Origin

Where is the Paez family from?

Paez Family Occupations

What did your Paez ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Paez occupation in the USA was Keeping House. 67% of Paez's were Keeping Houses. Keeping House and Cartman were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Paez.

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  • Keeping House

  • Cartman


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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Paez ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Paez Historical Records

What Paez family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 12,000 census records available for the last name Paez. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Paez census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 6,000 immigration records available for the last name Paez. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 692 military records available for the last name Paez. For the veterans among your Paez ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Paez Life Expectancy

What is the average Paez lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Paez life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Paez in 1952 was 41, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Paez

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Paez ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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