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Pize History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



The Pize surname comes from the Spanish word "pizarra," which means "slate;" as such, it was likely originally name used by someone who lived near a slate quarry, or an occupational name for someone who worked in one.

Early Origins of the Pize family


The surname Pize was first found in Asturias, an important Christian kingdom of medieval Spain.

Early History of the Pize family


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Pize Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Pizarro, Pizarra, Pizarrón, Picarra, Pizon and many more.

Early Notables of the Pize family (pre 1700)


Notable bearers of the family name Pize Francisco Pizarro (c.1471-1541), was the Spanish conquistador, best known for conquering Peru's Inca Empire and founding the city of Lima in 1535. His half-brother, Gonzalo Pizarro (c.1502-1548)...
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Migration of the Pize family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Cristobal Pizarro who immigrated to Colombia in 1536; Francisca Pizarro who arrived in Peru in 1560; and Gabriel Pizarro who came to New Spain in 1588. Later settlers included Diego Pizarro who immigrated to Puerto Rico in 1812.

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