This name change occurred during assimilation into Spanish society.
Pedro And Cristobal de Paz (1475/1485-change)
They were born to Jewish merchant Sancho de Paz of Llerena who converted to Catholicism. After their father had been relocated by the Inquisition, they assimilated into Spanish society.
The children and grandchildren of Pedro and Cristobal would go on to find their wealth in Ecuador.
- (Image Attribution) Pazmiño. “Coat of Arms of Pazmiño family.” Wikipedia. 07 Februry 2012. CC BY-SA 3.0.
- Jurado Noboa, Fernando (2001). Los Paz en el Ecuador y en el sur de Colombia (in Spanish). Sociedad Amigos de la Genealogía.