Pagan Family History
Pagan Name Meaning
Spanish and Catalan: Castilianized form (Pagán) of Catalan Pagà from the Late Latin personal name Paganus which as a derivative of Latin pagus ‘outlying village’ originally meant ‘villager’ (see Payne ). Alternatively in some cases a topographic name from Catalan pagà ‘heath’ (from the same Latin word pagus). English: from the Middle English and Old French personal name Pai(e)n Pagen from Late Latin Paganus (see Payne compare 1 above).
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022