Pease Family History
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Pease Name Meaning
English: from Middle English pese ‘pea’, hence a metonymic occupational name for a grower or seller of peas, or a nickname for a small and insignificant person. The word was originally a collective singular (Old English peose, pise, from Latin pisa) from which the modern English vocabulary word pea is derived by folk etymology, the singular having been taken as a plural.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Place, Page, Case, Pesce, Beese, Plate, Peyser, Penne, Pels, Pas