First name origins & meanings:
- French: Intern
- French: Young attendant
First name variations: Padget, Padgett, Paige, Payge, Paige, Payge, Padgett
Last name origins & meanings:
- 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.
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