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Papworth Family History

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

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33,941 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
1,185 Military Records
1,312 Immigration Records
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Name Distribution of Papworth Families

  • Number of Papworth families
     7 - 12
     3 - 6
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Papworth families
     162 - 321
     55 - 161
     1 - 54
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Papworth families
     2 - 1
     2 - 1
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Papworth census records

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Papworth Family Origin

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Papworth Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Papworth

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Papworth Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Papworth census records

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Papworth Civil War Service Records

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