Papp Name Meaning

German (Bavaria, Tyrol) and Dutch: from Middle High German pap ‘baby food’ and Dutch pap ‘porridge’, ‘pap’, hence perhaps a nickname denoting someone who had lost his teeth or subsisted on a meagre diet. Hungarian: from pap ‘priest’, probably an occupational name for someone in the service of a priest or a nickname for a pious person.

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


Similar surnames: Pape, Rapp, Papa, Kapp, Lapp, Plapp, Capp, Happ, Tapp, Napp

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Papp Family Origin

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Papp Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    100%

In 1881, the most common Papp occupation in Canada was Farmer. 100% of Papp's were Farmers.

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Between 1949 and 2004, Papp life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Papp in 1949 was 40, and 75 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Papp

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