Gender: Feminine
Origin: Spanish
Meaning: “peace”
Sp (PAHTH); Latin American Sp (PAHZ)

The name comes directly from the Spanish word for peace and is usually used in reference to an epithet of the Virgin Mary Maria del Paz (Our Lady of Peace).

It can also be a Hebrew name derived from the word for gold פָּז.

Currently, Paz is the 28th most popular female name in Chile, (2010).