Family History and Genealogy Resources by Surname
Perez Surname Origin
(Spanish) and Jewish (Sephardic): patronymic from the personal name Pedro - son of Pedro (Peter)
Source: American Surnames. ; Smith, Elsdon C; Genealogical Publishing Company, 1997.
Perez Surname Meaning and Family Facts
There is more to Perez family history than the origin of your surname:
A Perez Family History Thought:
'We are the children of many sires, and every drop of blood in us in its turn ... betrays its ancestor.' --Ralph Waldo Emerson