Papenfuss Family History

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Papenfuss Name Meaning

Dutch and North German: nickname from Middle Low German pape ‘priest’ (genitive papen) + fuss ‘foot’ (standardized form of Middle Low German vot, found in Low German names as -fot(h)).

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


Similar surnames: Papen, Barfuss, Muckenfuss, Ziegenfuss, Papenfus, Papesh, Papes

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Papenfuss Family Origin

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Papenfuss Family Occupations

What did your Papenfuss ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Papenfuss occupation in the USA was Keeping House. 100% of Papenfuss's were Keeping Houses.

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  • Keeping House

    100%

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Papenfuss Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Papenfuss Life Expectancy

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Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Papenfuss life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Papenfuss in 1957 was 25, and 83 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Papenfuss 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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