Papenfus Family History

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Papenfus Name Meaning

Dutch (common in South Africa): variant of Papenfuss.

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


Similar surnames: Papenfuss, Papes, Papen, Paullus, Akens, Magnus, Hagens, Cadenas

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Papenfus Family Origin

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Papenfus Family Occupations

What did your Papenfus ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Papenfus occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Papenfus's were Farmers. Farmer and Laborer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Papenfus.

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Laborer

    50%

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

Papenfus Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Papenfus Life Expectancy

What is the average Papenfus lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Papenfus life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1995, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Papenfus in 1961 was 66, and 85 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Papenfus

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Papenfus 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.

Famous Papenfus Family

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Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
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Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
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Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
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