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Papadopoulos Surname Meaning

Greek: patronymic meaning ‘son of the priest’ from papas ‘priest’ + the ending -poulos (from Latin pullus ‘nestling chick’) which occurs chiefly in the Peloponnese. Greek Orthodox priests unlike their Roman Catholic counterparts were allowed to marry and have children. This is the commonest surname in Greece.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Panagopoulos, Petropoulos, Alexopoulos, Kostopoulos, Antonopoulos

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Where is the Papadopoulos family from?

You can see how Papadopoulos families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Papadopoulos family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 11 Papadopoulos families living in Massachusetts. This was about 23% of all the recorded Papadopoulos's in USA. Massachusetts had the highest population of Papadopoulos families in 1920.
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What did your Papadopoulos ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Waiter and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Papadopoulos. 100% of Papadopoulos men worked as a Waiter and 100% of Papadopoulos women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1939

  • Waiter
    100%

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    100%
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Passenger Lists

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Draft Cards

There are 517 military records available for the last name Papadopoulos. For the veterans among your Papadopoulos ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Papadopoulos lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Papadopoulos life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 1971. The average life expectancy for Papadopoulos in 1954 was 67, and 68 in 2004.

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