Papes Family History
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Papes Name Meaning
Dutch: patronymic from an old Germanic personal name, Papo (see Papin 2). Czech, Slovak, and Slovenian (Papeš, Papež): ironic nickname for someone who behaved or looked like the Pope, from the vocabulary word papež. Compare German Pabst.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Pape, Papesh, Paper, Pope, Pipes, Papst, Kaps, Pane, Eales, Sales