Napp Name Meaning

English: metonymic occupational name for a producer or seller of table linen, from Old French nappe ‘table cloth’. English: either a variant spelling of Knapp or a reduced variant of Scottish McNabb. Altered spelling of German Knapp. German: metonymic occupational name for a bowl and cup maker, from Middle Low German nap ‘bowl’, ‘mug’, or alternatively, from an old personal name formed with an element cognate with Old High German (gi-)nada ‘grace’, ‘benevolence’.

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


Similar surnames: Knapp, Kapp, Happ, Tapp, Mapp, Capp, Sapp, Happe, Topp, Kamp

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Napp Family Origin

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Napp Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    43%
  • Boarder

    14%
  • House Servant

    14%
  • Painter

    14%

In 1881, the most common Napp occupation in Canada was Farmer. 43% of Napp's were Farmers. Farmer, Boarder and House Servant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Napp. A less common occupation for the Napp family was Painter.

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Between 1950 and 2004, Napp life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Napp in 1950 was 39, and 74 in 2004.

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