Early Origins of the Pey family
The surname Pey was first found in Bolgna (Latin: Bononia), the largest city and the capital of Emilia-Romagna
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.
Early History of the Pey family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Pey research.Another 213 words (15 lines of text) covering the years 1223, 1580, 1820, 1695, 1735, 1570 and 1623 are included under the topic Early Pey History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Pey Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Pace, Paci, Pasi, Pase, Pasio, Paciello, Pacelli, Pacenti, Pasini, Pasino, Pasetto, Pasutti, Pascelli, Pascel and many more.
Early Notables of the Pey family (pre 1700)
Another 23 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Pey Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Pey family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Pey Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
- Nicholas Pey, who arrived in Maryland in 1668 CITATION[CLOSE]
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)