Spelling variations of this family name include: Pace, Paice, Pacie, Pacy and others.
First found in Cheshire where they were seated from very early times. This surname is so old that they were granted lands by Duke William of Normandy, their liege Lord, for their distinguished assistance at the Battle of Hastings in 1066 A.D.
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Henry Pace, who settled in Virginia in 1638; as did Richard Pace, in 1626; Robert Pace settled in New England in 1748; and an H. Pace settled in Philadelphia in 1823.
(Above is a small excerpt from our 1800 word history)
Suggested Readings for the name Pace
Our Ancestors by Glen Robert Johnson, Pace's Smith's Baucom's (sic) by William Carroll Pace.
Some noteworthy people of the name Pace
* Calvin Pace, American football player
* Darrell Pace, American Olympic archer
* Nik Pace, American fashion model
* Norman R Pace, American environmental microbiologist, University of Colorado
* Orlando Pace, American football player
* Frank Pace, American Lawyer and Executive Officer
* Anderson Pace (b. 1914), American chemist
* Donald Metcalf Pace, American professor
* Derek Pace, English footballer who played between 1950-1966
* Giulio Pace, the 16th century Italian Aristotlean and jurist
* Homer Pace, founder of Pace University in New York state, USA
* Norman Pace (b. 1953), British comedian
* Anna Maria Pace, Italian actress
* Giovanni Pace, Italian businessman and city deputy of Rome
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