Meaning and Origin of: Paz

Girl name origins & meanings

  • Hebrew : Gold

Girl name variations

Family name origins & meanings

  • 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.