Paper Name Meaning

English: unexplained. In part at least, the name appears to be of Dutch or French (possibly Huguenot) origin, perhaps a translation of Papier, a metonymic occupational name for a clerk or scribe, or perhaps a respelling of Pape. Swiss German: variant spelling of Papper, probably from baby talk. Compare Paben.

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

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Paper Family Origin

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Paper Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    24%
  • Keeping House

    18%
  • Laborer

    12%
  • Boatman

    6%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Paper family was Boatman. The most common Paper occupation in the USA was Farmer. 24% of Paper's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Paper.

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Paper Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1960 and 2004, Paper life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Paper in 1960 was 52, and 77 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Paper

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