Meaning and Origin of: Page
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First name origins & meanings:
- French : Intern
- French : Young attendant
First name variations
Last name origin & meaning:
- English, Scottish, and French : status name for a young servant, Middle English and Old French page (from Italian paggio, ultimately from Greek paidion, diminutive of pais ‘boy’, ‘child’). The surname is also common in Ireland (especially Ulster and eastern Galway), having been established there since the 16th century.
- North German : metonymic occupational name for a horse dealer, from Middle Low German page ‘horse’.
- (Pagé) : North American form of French Paget.
- A Pagé, also known as Carsy, Quercy, and <xref>Larose</xref>, was documented in 1666 in Ange-Gardien, Quebec. Mann Page (1691–1730) was one of the largest land owners in VA.