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Origin and popularity of the name RAPP

Origin

Rapp : 1: Swedish: soldier's name from rapp ‘quick prompt’.2: German and Swiss German: from Middle High German rapp rabe ‘raven’ hence a nickname for someone with black hair or some other supposed resemblance to the bird. In some cases the surname may have been a topographic or habitational name referring to a house distinguished by the sign of a raven.3: English (London; also Yorkshire): unexplained.

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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 65,625 individuals with the name RAPP on Geneanet.

 

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    (1,542 individuals)
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    (643 individuals)

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    Variants of name RAPP

    RAP RABB RAUB