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Origin and popularity of the name KAPPER

Origin

Kapper : 1: Dutch: occupational name from Middle Dutch cappere ‘cap maker’ hence Dutch kapper ‘hairdresser’.2: German: occupational name from an agent derivative of Middle High German kappen ‘to caponize or castrate (chickens)’.

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Source : DAFN2 : Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, ©2022 by Patrick Hanks and Oxford University Press

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Geographic distribution of the 2,287 individuals with the name KAPPER on Geneanet.

 

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    (71 individuals)
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    (64 individuals)
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    (57 individuals)

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