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Tappan Surname Origin

(Origin Welsh) Locality. The top of the hanging rock, from tap, a hanging rock, and pen, top or head.

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.

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