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Papworth Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Papworth in Cambridgeshire, named with the Old English personal name Papa + worþ ‘enclosure’. In England, the name still occurs chiefly in Cambridgeshire and adjoining counties.

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


Similar surnames: Hepworth, Pebworth, Walworth, Hayworth, Bosworth, Haworth, Hackworth

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Papworth Family Origin

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Papworth Family Occupations

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  • Butcher

    31%
  • Farmer

    15%
  • Boot & Shoe Store

    8%
  • Clerk Grocery

    8%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Papworth family was Clerk Grocery. Butcher, Farmer and Boot & Shoe Store were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Papworth. The most common Papworth occupation in the USA was Butcher. 31% of Papworth's were Butchers.

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Papworth Historical Records

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Papworth Life Expectancy

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