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

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Papst Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    24%
  • Merchant

    10%
  • Beer Saloon

    3%
  • Button Maker

    3%

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

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Papst Historical Records

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Papst Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1953 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Papst

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