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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

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Papes Family Origin

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Papes Family Occupations

What did your Papes ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Brush Maker Pan Hand and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Papes. 34% of Papes men worked as a Brush Maker Pan Hand and 63% of Papes women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Papes were Bus Conductor and Unpd Domestic Wk

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Brush Maker Pan Hand
    34%
  • Bus Cleaner (p Sv)
    34%
  • Bus Conductor
    34%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    63%
  • Dressmaker
    13%
  • Hosiery Manufacturers Clerk
    13%
  • Unpd Domestic Wk
    13%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Papes Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Papes. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Papes census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 345 immigration records available for the last name Papes. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 360 military records available for the last name Papes. For the veterans among your Papes ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Papes Life Expectancy

What is the average Papes lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2003, in the United States, Papes life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Papes in 1944 was 30, and 89 in 2003.

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