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Origin and popularity of the name KAPPER


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)’.


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

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