Papst Family History

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Papst Name Meaning

German: nickname meaning ‘pope’. Compare Pabst.

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


Similar surnames: Pabst, Papes, Bapst, Pape, Papke, Faust, Pust, Papesh, Poust, Bast

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Papst Family Origin

Where is the Papst family from?

Papst Family Occupations

What did your Papst ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Merchant and Beer Saloon were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Papst. A less common occupation for the Papst family was Button Maker. The most common Papst occupation in the USA was Farmer. 24% of Papst's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    24%
  • Merchant

    10%
  • Beer Saloon

    3%
  • Button Maker

    3%

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

Papst Historical Records

What Papst family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Papst. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Papst 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 Papst

Passenger List

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

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Papst Life Expectancy

What is the average Papst lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Papst life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Papst in 1953 was 39, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Papst

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Papst 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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