Pappan Family History
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Pappan Name Meaning
Swiss French: probably a variant of Papin, a derivative of paper ‘to eat gluttonously’, which had the sense in Old French of ‘baby’s pap’, or alternatively of Papon, from Old French and Occitan papon ‘grandfather’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Papin, Papa, Pippin, Payan, Lappin, Caplan, Pappas, Cappon, Parran