Papas Name Meaning

Greek: status name meaning ‘priest’ or, more usually, a reduced form of any of the numerous Greek patronymics starting with Papa- (see for example Papageorgiou). In the Eastern Church priests are allowed to marry and have children, so there is nothing unusual about this term having become a family name.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Papa, Panas, Palas, Taras, Ladas, Laas, Kappas, Pappas, Papale, Paar

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Papas Family Origin

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Papas Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Work On R.R.

    50%

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In 1880, farmer and Work On R.R. were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Papas. The most common Papas occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Papas's were Farmers.

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Between 1959 and 2004, Papas life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Papas in 1959 was 70, and 66 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Papas

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