Meaning and Origin of: Paz

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First name origins & meanings:

  • Hebrew : Gold

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Last name origin & meaning:

  • Spanish and Portuguese : from the Marian epithet paz ‘peace’ (Latin pax, genitive pacis): María de la Paz (Spanish), Maria da Paz (Portuguese). The name was often assumed, as an approximate translation of the Hebrew personal name Shelomo, by Jews converted to Christianity.