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


Similar surnames: Pan, Patz, Baz, Pal, Pau, Mar, Pay, Vaz, Pac, Pao

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Paz Family Origin

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Paz Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    17%
  • Keeps House

    17%
  • Laborer

    17%
  • At Home

    8%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Paz family was At Home. The most common Paz occupation in the USA was Farmer. 17% of Paz's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeps House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Paz.

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Paz Historical Records

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Paz Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1942 and 2004, Paz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Paz in 1942 was 59, and 68 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Paz

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