Papst Family History

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Papst Name Meaning

German: nickname meaning ‘pope’. Compare Pabst.

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

Similar surnames: Pabst, Papes, Bapst, Pape, Papke, Faust, Pust, Papesh, Poust, Bast

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Papst Family Origin

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Papst Family Occupations

What did your Papst ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Papst. 11% of Papst men worked as a Farmer and 12% of Papst women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Papst were Labor and Assortment

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Labor

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
  • Clerk Account
  • Nurse Maid
  • Assortment

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

Papst Historical Records

What Papst family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Papst. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Papst 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 621 immigration records available for the last name Papst. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Papst. For the veterans among your Papst ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Papst Life Expectancy

What is the average Papst lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Papst life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Papst in 1953 was 39, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Papst

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Papst 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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