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Papst Family History

Papst Name Meaning
German: nickname meaning ‘pope’. Compare Pabst.

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

22,514 Historical Documents with Papst on Ancestry.com
5,362 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
1,099 Military Records
598 Immigration Records
3,277 Census and Voter Lists
12,178 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Papst Families

  • Number of Papst families
     6 - 10
     3 - 5
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Papst last name
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Papst last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Papst census records

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Papst Family Origin

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The information for this chart came from the U.S. Immigration Collection at Ancestry.com. You can find out where the majority of the Papst families were living before they immigrated to the U.S and learn where to focus your search for foreign records.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival, and destination.

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Papst Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Papst families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival and destination.

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Average Life Expectancy for Papst

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Papst Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Papst census records

Census records can offer a lot of little known facts about your Papst ancestors, such as occupation.

Occupation can tell you about your ancestors' social status and economic status.

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Papst Civil War Service Records

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You can find out if your ancestors came primarily from the North of the South.

Military records can tell you an ancestor's birthplace, occupation, and even physical description.

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