Paap Family History

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Paap Name Meaning

North German and Dutch: variant of Pape.

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

Similar surnames: Paape, Paar, Raap, Papp, Paas, Baar, Grap, Haaf, Haar, Baab

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Paap Family Origin

Where is the Paap family from?

Paap Family Occupations

What did your Paap ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Paap occupation in the USA was Farmer. 82% of Paap's were Farmers. Farmer and Laborer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Paap. A less common occupation for the Paap family was Laborer On Rail Road.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Laborer On Rail Road


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Paap ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Paap Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Paap. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Paap census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Paap. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 574 military records available for the last name Paap. For the veterans among your Paap ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Paap Life Expectancy

What is the average Paap lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Paap life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Paap in 1962 was 70, and 90 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Paap

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Paap ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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