The surname Paye was first found in Bolgna (Latin: Bononia), the largest city and the capital of
Region. The famous University of Bolgna was founded in the 11th century, by the 13th century the student body was nearly 10,000. Dante and Petrarch studied there. Tisso was tried there for 1564 for writing satirical poems. Bologna naturally, is famous for its sausages. But many noted scholars were born there. In those ancient times only persons of rank, the podesta, clergy, city officials, army officers, artists, landowners were entered into the records. To be recorded at this time was in itself a family honor.
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of this family name include: Pace, Paci, Pasi, Pase, Pasio, Paciello, Pacelli, Pacenti, Pasini, Pasino, Pasetto, Pasutti, Pascelli, Pascel and many more.
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Isabella Pace who arrived in Virginia in 1628; Antho Pace who settled in Virginia in 1669; Darius Pace who settled in Nova Scotia, Canada in 1783; Fco Pace who arrived in New Orleans in 1825.