Happ Name Meaning

South German: metonymic occupational name for someone who made sickles or who used a sickle, from Middle High German happe, heppe ‘sickle’, ‘vineyard worker’s hook’. German: from a reduced form of the medieval German personal names Hadebald or Hadebert (see Happel).

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


Similar surnames: Happe, Napp, Hipp, Harp, Hopp, Kapp, Rapp, Tapp, Lapp, Papp

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Happ Family Origin

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Happ Family Occupations

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  • Gentleman

    100%

In 1881, the most common Happ occupation in Canada was Gentleman. 100% of Happ's were Gentlemans.

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Between 1942 and 2004, Happ life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Happ in 1942 was 44, and 79 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Happ

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