Pap Name Meaning

Hungarian: from pap ‘priest’, variant of Papp.

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

Similar surnames: Papi, Papp, Papa, Cap, Pau, Pape, Pal, Paap, Pop, Pax

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Pap Family Origin

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Pap Family Occupations

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In 1881, a less common occupation for the Pap family was Waggon Builder. The most common Pap occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 25% of Pap's were Agricultural Labourers. Agricultural Labourer, Annuitant and Hoop Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pap.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Annuitant

  • Hoop Maker

  • Waggon Builder


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Pap Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

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Draft Card

There are 3,000 military records available for the last name Pap. For the veterans among your Pap ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Pap Life Expectancy

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Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Pap life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Pap in 1954 was 56, and 76 in 2004.

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