Papadakis Family History

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Papadakis Name Meaning

Greek: patronymic from papas ‘priest’ + the patronymic–diminutive ending -akis. The -akis patronymic is particularly common in Crete, where it was adopted massively in the 19th century.

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


Similar surnames: Vasilakis, Petrakis, Vlahakis, Panagakos, Papalia, Pappas, Paradis

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Papadakis Family Origin

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Papadakis Family Occupations

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Papadakis Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

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Papadakis Life Expectancy

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Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Papadakis life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Papadakis in 1950 was 56, and 81 in 2004.

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