Papen Name Meaning

North German: variant of Pfaff, from pfaffe ‘priest’, ‘cleric’. German: variant of Pape.

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


Similar surnames: Palen, Pape, Paper, Apel, Paben, Papes, Prien, Capen, Hanen, Peper

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Papen Family Origin

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Papen Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    15%
  • Blk Smith

    8%
  • Carpenter

    8%
  • Drives A Truck

    8%

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In 1880, Farmer, Blk Smith and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Papen. The most common Papen occupation in the USA was Farmer. 15% of Papen's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Papen family was Drives A Truck.

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Papen Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1963 and 2004, Papen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1993, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Papen in 1963 was 87, and 60 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Papen

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