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Paap Name Meaning

North German and Dutch: variant of Pape.

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


Similar surnames: Paape, Paar, Raap, Papp, Paas, Baar, Grap, Haaf, Haar, Baab

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Where is the Paap family from?

You can see how Paap families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Paap family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1871 and 1920. The most Paap families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1911 there was 1 Paap family living in Alberta. This was about 50% of all the recorded Paap's in Canada. Alberta and 1 other province had the highest population of Paap families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Paap surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Paap ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housework were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Paap. 41% of Paap men worked as a Farmer.

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

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    41%
  • Proprietor
    13%
  • Farm Laborer
    13%
  • Salesman
    10%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housework
    100%
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What Paap family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Paap. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Paap census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Paap. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 574 military records available for the last name Paap. For the veterans among your Paap ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Paap lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Paap life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Paap in 1962 was 70, and 90 in 2004.

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