Papes Name Meaning

Dutch: patronymic from an old Germanic personal name, Papo (see Papin 2). Czech, Slovak, and Slovenian (Papeš, Papež): ironic nickname for someone who behaved or looked like the Pope, from the vocabulary word papež. Compare German Pabst.

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


Similar surnames: Pape, Papesh, Paper, Pope, Pipes, Papst, Kaps, Pane, Eales, Sales

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Papes Family Origin

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Papes Family Occupations

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  • Builder

    29%
  • Carpenter Employing 2 Men

    14%
  • G Laborer

    14%
  • Laborer

    14%

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In 1881, Builder, Carpenter Employing 2 Men and G Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Papes. The most common Papes occupation in the UK was Builder. 29% of Papes's were Builders. A less common occupation for the Papes family was Laborer.

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Papes Life Expectancy

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Between 1944 and 2003, Papes life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Papes in 1944 was 30, and 89 in 2003.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Papes

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