Gapp Name Meaning

English: from Middle English gappe, Old Norse gap ‘chasm’, ‘breach’, hence a topographic name for someone who lived near a gap in a wall, hedge, or (in Norfolk and Suffolk) cliffs. German: from the personal name Gabo, a short form of Gebolf (see Gebhardt).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Sapp, Tapp, Mapp, Napp, Capp, Rapp, Kapp, Gipp, Happ, Japp

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Gapp Family Origin

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Gapp Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    100%

In 1881, the most common Gapp occupation in Canada was Farmer. 100% of Gapp's were Farmers.

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Between 1956 and 2004, Gapp life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Gapp in 1956 was 49, and 73 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gapp

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