Papin Name Meaning

French: from Old French paper ‘to munch or eat’ (Late Latin pappare, in origin a nursery word); as a nickname its sense is uncertain, but possibly it referred to a glutton. The word papin also had the meaning ‘pap’, ‘pulp’. Dutch: from a pet form of an old Germanic personal name, Papo.

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


Similar surnames: Pepin, Palin, Rapin, Papi, Papini, Pappan, Babin, Savin, Hain

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Papin Family Origin

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Papin Family Occupations

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  • Carpenter

    50%
  • Glass Maker

    50%

In 1881, Carpenter and Glass Maker were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Papin. The most common Papin occupation in the UK was Carpenter. 50% of Papin's were Carpenters.

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Between 1946 and 2004, Papin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Papin in 1946 was 57, and 89 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Papin

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