Papias

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Origin and Meaning

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Ducks
Image by Diliff,[1]
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Latin form of the Greek name Παπίας (Papías):

The meaning is uncertain, it might be related to either

Greek πάπια (pápia) = 'duck (bird)'
or
Greek παπάς (papás) = 'priest'
or
Greek Πάπας (Pápas) = 'Pope'

Related Names

Papias
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Latin

Name Days

Denmark Denmark

23 February

Faroe Islands Faroe Islands

23 February

Further Information

Papias is not usually used as a name in the Nordic countries, it is just known as the name of the Christian saint Papias of Hierapolis (1st and 2nd century)

Statistics

Name Count per Country (What's this?)

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Total Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Sweden Sweden[2]
0 0 0 0 0 0
Denmark Denmark[3]
0
n.a.
0
n.a.
0
n.a.
Norway Norway[4]
0
n.a.
0
n.a.
0
n.a.
Finland Finland[5]
n.a.
0 0 0 0 0
Greenland Greenland[6]
0 0
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
  #: count of main first name only
  &: count of both main and additional first names
Name counts are approximate as statistics normally is not published
for names given to less than 3 or 5 persons per country.

 

No recent statistics trend found in databases for Papias.


References

  1. Wikimedia Commons: Image by Diliff, source & license
  2. Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  3. Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  4. Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  5. Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  6. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/