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Origin and popularity of the name RAP


Rapa : 1: Italian: from rapa ‘turnip’ used as a metonymic occupational name for a grower or seller of turnips or as an unflattering nickname for a stupid person.2: Portuguese and Galician: habitational name from any of the towns called Rapa in Portugal and in A Coruña Galicia (Spain).


Source : DAFN2 : Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, ©2022 by Patrick Hanks and Oxford University Press
FANBI : The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Family Names in Britain, ©2021, University of the West of England
FANBI : The Oxford Dictionary if Family Names in Britain and Ireland, ©2016, University of the West of England

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