Paape Family History

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Paape Name Meaning

North German and Dutch: variant of Pape.

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


Similar surnames: Paap, Pape, Papke, Papen, Paepke, Laake, Pope, Plake, Baade, Waage

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Paape Family Origin

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Paape Family Occupations

What did your Paape ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Paape family was Hotel Waiter. The most common Paape occupation in the USA was Carpenter. 50% of Paape's were Carpenters. Carpenter and Farmer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Paape.

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  • Carpenter

    50%
  • Farmer

    25%
  • Hotel Waiter

    25%

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

Paape Historical Records

What Paape family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Paape. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Paape census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Paape

Passenger List

There are 265 immigration records available for the last name Paape. 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 613 military records available for the last name Paape. For the veterans among your Paape ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Paape Life Expectancy

What is the average Paape lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Paape life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1967, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Paape in 1963 was 71, and 86 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Paape

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Paape 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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