Papas Family History

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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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In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the UK named Papas.

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Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties

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Papas Historical Records

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Passenger List

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Papas. For the veterans among your Papas ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Papas Life Expectancy

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Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

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