Payan Name Meaning

probably Spanish: unexplained. In Spain this name is mainly found in Andalusia. English: variant spelling of Paine. Southern French: from Latin paganus ‘country dweller’, hence a nickname for a country-born person, or from its later sense of ‘pagan’, ‘heathen’, given to a child not yet baptized. Compare Paine.

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


Similar surnames: Pagan, Pan, Laban, Layman, Alan, Pappan, Payant, Pavan, Para, Malan

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Payan Family Origin

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Payan Family Occupations

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  • Charwoman

    50%
  • Coal Porter

    50%

In 1881, Charwoman and Coal Porter were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Payan. The most common Payan occupation in the UK was Charwoman. 50% of Payan's were Charwomans.

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Between 1955 and 2004, Payan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Payan in 1955 was 25, and 74 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Payan

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