Pappas Family History

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Pappas Name Meaning

Greek: variant spelling of Papas ‘priest’.

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


Similar surnames: Papas, Papa, Pallas, Pappa, Kappas, Papson, Pappan, Palas, Papp

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Pappas Family Origin

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Pappas Family Occupations

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Pappas Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Pappas. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pappas 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 Pappas. 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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There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Pappas. For the veterans among your Pappas ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Pappas Life Expectancy

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Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Pappas life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Pappas in 1940 was 58, and 77 in 2004.

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