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Where did the French Papin family come from? What is the French Papin family crest and coat of arms? When did the Papin family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Papin family history?


Spelling variations of this family name include: Papineau, Papinière, Pappineau, Papino, Pappino, Papinau, Pappinau, Papineaux, Pappineaux, Papinaux, Pappinaux, Papineaut, Pappineat, Papinot, Pappinot, Papinaut, Pappinaut, Papinault, Pappinault, Pappineault and many more.

First found in Maine, where the family has been a prominent family for centuries, and held a family seat with lands and manor. The family were well established in the region of Le Mans and several members of the family distinguished themselves through their contributions toward the community in which they lived and were rewarded with lands, titles and letters patent confirming their nobility.


This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Papin research. Another 240 words(17 lines of text) covering the years 1647, 1704, 1712, 1786, 1837, and 1871 are included under the topic Early Papin History in all our PDF Extended History products.


More information is included under the topic Early Papin Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Papin Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Susanne Papin, who arrived in New York, NY in 1686

Papin Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Paul Papin, who arrived in Virginia in 1700

Papin Settlers in Canada in the 17th Century

  • Pierre Papin, who landed in Montreal in 1653


  • Camille Papin (1868-1917), French pioneer of wireless telegraphy
  • ean-Pierre Papin (b. 1963), French former football player
  • Denis Papin, French physicist
  • Imelda Papin, one of the enduring names in the Philippine music industry
  • Joseph Papin (1825-1862), lawyer and political figure in Canada East



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The Papin Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Papin Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

This page was last modified on 29 November 2010 at 15:22.

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