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Papadopoulos Name Meaning

Greek: patronymic meaning ‘son of the priest’, from papas ‘priest’ + the patronymic ending -poulos, an ending that occurs mainly in the Peloponnese, derived from Latin pullus ‘nestling’, ‘chick’. Greek Orthodox priests, unlike their Roman Catholic counterparts, were allowed to marry and have children. This is the commonest surname in Greece.

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


Similar surnames: Panagopoulos, Petropoulos, Alexopoulos, Kostopoulos, Antonopoulos

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Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Papadopoulos life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 1971. The average life expectancy for Papadopoulos in 1954 was 67, and 68 in 2004.

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