First name origins & meanings:

  1. English: Born on Easter or Passover
  2. French: Born at Easter

First name variations: Paice, Payce, Paschal, Pasqual, Pasquale, Pascali, Pascha, Pascal

Last name origins & meanings:

  1. English: from a vernacular short form of the Latin personal name Paschalis (see Pascal, Italian Pasquale).
  2. nickname for a mild-mannered and peaceable person, from Middle English pace, pece ‘peace’, ‘concord’, ‘amity’ (via Anglo-Norman French from Latin pax, genitive pacis).
  3. Italian: from the medieval personal name Pace, used for both men and women, from the word pace ‘peace’ (see 1).
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