Baez History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms 

From the historical and enchanting region of Spain emerged a multitude of noble families, including the distinguished Baez family. The earliest forms of hereditary surnames in Spain were the patronymic surnames, which are derived from the father's given name, and metronymic surnames, which are derived from the mother's given name. Spanish patronymic names emerged as early as the mid-9th century and the most common patronymic suffix is ez. The patronyms were derived from a variety of given names that were of many different origins.

Early Origins of the Baez family

The surname Baez was first found in Asturias, where the Visigothic court took refuge from the Muslim occupation of Spain.

Important Dates for the Baez family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Baez research. Another 81 words (6 lines of text) covering the years 1052, 1238, 1403, and 1406 are included under the topic Early Baez History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Baez Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Peláez, Pelaez, Peláiz, Pelaiz, Pelayo, Páez, Paez, Báez and many more.

Early Notables of the Baez family (pre 1700)

Prominent among members of the family were eleventh century prelate Diego Peláez, chosen by King Sancho II to oversee the cathedral at Santiago de Compostela; eleventh century nobleman Gonzalo Peláez; twelfth century nobleman Count Pedro Peláez de Valderas; Macía Peláez de Robreda, who received lands in the 1238 Repartimiento de Córdoba; thirteenth century noblemen Gonzalvo Peláez de...
Another 56 words (4 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Baez Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Baez migration to the United States

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Baez Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Johan Geo Baez, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1749 [1]
Baez Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Sebastian Baez, who arrived in New Spain in 1836 [1]
  • Ximon Baez, who landed in Florida in 1838 [1]
  • Cristobal De Baez, who arrived in Florida in 1863 [1]
  • Antonio Baez, who landed in Peru in 1879 [1]
Baez Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
  • Cecilis Baez, aged 42, who landed in America from Paris, in 1904
  • Cornelis Baez, aged 6, who landed in America from Paris, in 1904
  • Chas. Baez, who immigrated to America, in 1905
  • Gustav Baez, aged 25, who landed in America from Furth, Germany, in 1911
  • Jesus Baez, aged 21, who landed in America from Brehet France, in 1912
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Contemporary Notables of the name Baez (post 1700)

  • John C. Baez (b. 1961), American mathematical physicist, cousin of Joan Baez
  • Joan Baez (b. 1941), born Joan Chandos Báez, American folk singer who has released over 30 albums, she received the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award in 2007
  • Albert Baez (1912-2007), Mexican-born, American physicist, recipient of the Dennis Gabor Award (1991), father of Joan Baez
  • Tomas F. Baez, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1996
  • Maria Baez, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 2004, 2008 (alternate)
  • Claudio Báez (1948-2017), Mexican television actor
  • Danys Baez (b. 1977), Cuban born baseball player for the Baltimore Orioles

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Citations

  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
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