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Rapp Surname Origin
Rap, in Danish, is swift, nimble. Rap, Dutch, nimble, quick; 'rap gasten,' a nimble fellow.
Source: An Etymological Dictionary of Family and Christian Names With an Essay on their Derivation and Import; Arthur, William, M.A.; New York, NY: Sheldon, Blake, Bleeker & CO., 1857.
Rapp Surname Meaning and Family Facts
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A Rapp Family History Thought:
'There is a history in all men's lives.' --William Shakespeare in King Henry IV, Part II