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Where did the Scottish Peace family come from? What is the Scottish Peace family crest and coat of arms? When did the Peace family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Peace family history?


Spelling variations of this family name include: Peace, Pease, Paise and others.

First found in the Orkney Islands, where they held a family seat from early times and their first records appeared on the early census rolls taken by the early Kings of Scotland to determine the rate of taxation of their subjects.


This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Peace research. Another 285 words(20 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Peace History in all our PDF Extended History products.


More information is included under the topic Early Peace Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Peace Settlers in the United States in the 17th Century

  • Anthony Peace, who settled in Virginia in 1650
  • Anthony Peace, who landed in Virginia in 1650
  • Rich Peace, who arrived in Virginia in 1657
  • John Peace, who landed in Virginia in 1658
  • Elizabeth Peace, who arrived in Maryland in 1671

Peace Settlers in the United States in the 18th Century

  • Edward Peace, who settled in Virginia in 1764

Peace Settlers in the United States in the 19th Century

  • James, John, and Thomas Peace, who all arrived in Philadelphia between 1820 and 1866


  • J. Stephen "Steve" Peace (b. 1953), American film writer and producer, and Democrat politician
  • David Peace (b. 1967), English author
  • Joshua Peace, Canadian actor
  • Heather Peace (b. 1975), English actress and musician



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  2. Dorward, David. Scottish Surnames. Glasgow: Harper Collins, 1995. Print.
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  9. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  10. Barrow, G.W.S Ed. The Charters of David I The Written Acts of David I King of Scots, 1124-53 and of His Son Henry, Earl of Northumerland, 1139-52. Woodbridge: The Boydell Press, 1999. Print.
  11. ...

The Peace Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Peace Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

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