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Papson Name Meaning

Americanized form of Greek Papas ‘priest’, with the English patronymic ending -son.

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


Similar surnames: Parson, Jason, Lawson, Rapson, Pawson, Jepson, Pearson, Paxson

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Papson Family Origin

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Papson Family Occupations

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  • Farm Laborer

    25%
  • Farmer

    25%
  • Harness Maker

    25%
  • Ornamental Painter

    25%

In 1880, Farm Laborer, Farmer and Harness Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Papson. A less common occupation for the Papson family was Ornamental Painter. The most common Papson occupation in the USA was Farm Laborer. 25% of Papson's were Farm Laborers.

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Papson Historical Records

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Papson Life Expectancy

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