Papka Family History

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Papka Name Meaning

North German or Dutch: variant of Papke.

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


Similar surnames: Papke, Papa, Paepke, Papen, Pape, Hapke, Pappa, Kaska, Pak, Papst

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Papka Family Origin

Where is the Papka family from?

Papka Family Occupations

What did your Papka ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Bench Work were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Papka. 15% of Papka men worked as a Farmer and 8% of Papka women worked as a Bench Work. Some less common occupations for Americans named Papka were Farm Operator and Floor Helper

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    15%
  • Laborer
    13%
  • Carpenter
    4%
  • Farm Operator
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Bench Work
    8%
  • Cookkeeper
    8%
  • Drawing Room
    8%
  • Floor Helper
    8%

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

Papka Historical Records

What Papka family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Papka. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Papka 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 156 immigration records available for the last name Papka. 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 112 military records available for the last name Papka. For the veterans among your Papka ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Papka Life Expectancy

What is the average Papka lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2003, in the United States, Papka life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1986, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Papka in 1964 was 72, and 70 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Papka

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Papka ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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