Papke Name Meaning

North German (also Päpke) and Dutch: nickname from a diminutive of Low German pape, Dutch paepe ‘pope’. Compare Pope.

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


Similar surnames: Pape, Paepke, Happe, Papes, Popke, Papka, Paske, Page, Pope, Papst

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Papke Family Origin

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Papke Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    42%
  • Laborer

    19%
  • Carpenter

    8%
  • A Tailor

    4%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Papke family was A Tailor. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Papke. The most common Papke occupation in the USA was Farmer. 42% of Papke's were Farmers.

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Papke Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1958 and 2004, Papke life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Papke in 1958 was 57, and 79 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Papke

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