Spain emerged a multitude of noble families, including the distinguished Pais 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 Pais family
Asturias, where the Visigothic court took refuge from the Muslim occupation of Spain.
Early History of the Pais family
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Pais Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Peláez, Pelaez, Peláiz, Pelaiz, Pelayo, Páez, Paez, Báez and many more.
Early Notables of the Pais family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Pais family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Pais Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
Pais Family Crest Products