Sapp Family History
Sapp Name Meaning
German: from a short form (Sabbe) of an ancient Germanic personal name with sacha ‘legal matter or action’ as the first element. English: variant of Sopp with the vowel unrounded. English: topographic name for someone who lived by a fir-tree from Middle English sap(e) ‘fir-tree’ (Old English sæppe). English: perhaps a nickname for someone who made or used soap from northern Middle English sape ‘soap’ with a shortened vowel. Compare Soper .
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press