Papier Family History

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Papier Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic) and German: metonymic occupational name for a paper maker or merchant, from German Papier ‘paper’.

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


Similar surnames: Paper, Pepper, Wapner, Packer, Spanier, Peper, Popper, Paster, Kapfer

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Papier Family Origin

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Papier Family Occupations

What did your Papier ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Papier family was Shoe Maker. Cigar Maker, Farmer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Papier. The most common Papier occupation in the USA was Cigar Maker. 20% of Papier's were Cigar Makers.

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  • Cigar Maker

    20%
  • Farmer

    20%
  • Keeping House

    20%
  • Shoe Maker

    20%

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

Papier Historical Records

What Papier family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Papier. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Papier census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Papier

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Papier. 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 Papier. For the veterans among your Papier ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Papier Life Expectancy

What is the average Papier lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2003, in the United States, Papier life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 1957. The average life expectancy for Papier in 1957 was 103, and 89 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Papier

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Papier 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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