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Papalia Name Meaning

Italian and Greek: status name meaning ‘Elias the priest’, from Italian papa ‘priest’, ‘father’ (see Papa) or Greek papas ‘priest’ + the personal name Elia (see Elias).

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


Similar surnames: Papania, Papaleo, Papas, Papazian, Papale, Palla, Palaia, Paglia

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Papalia Family Origin

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Papalia Family Occupations

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Papalia Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Papalia. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Papalia 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Papalia. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Papalia. For the veterans among your Papalia ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Papalia Life Expectancy

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Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Papalia life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1985, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Papalia in 1959 was 59, and 76 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Papalia 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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