patronymic surname, which is derived from the name of the father, there are also local surnames. Local surnames usually came from a fairly universal and long-standing tradition of noting "where" a person came from. They were derived from place-names; where a person lived, held land, or where he was born. Over the course of its history, the boundaries of Poland changed frequently. As a result, Polish names have much in common with other Slavic names in the way they are formed and in reference to localities. Polish surnames often end with a diminutive suffix, such as -owicz, ak, ski or ska, which can be attached to local names. A "local" type of surname, the Pez family lived in the city of Baranow, located on the Vistula River between Cracow and Sandomierz. This region is known as Malopolska, which means Little Poland.
Early Origins of the Pez family
Pez Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Perz, Pertzov, Pertzev, Perz, Persky, Perski, Peski, Pyz and many more.
Migration of the Pez family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Pez Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
Pez Family Crest Products