Tapp Name Meaning

English: from an Old English personal name Tæppa, of uncertain origin and meaning. German: from a short form of the Germanic name Theudobrand, composed of the elements theodo- ‘people’ + brand ‘sword’. North German: nickname for a clumsy person or a simpleton, from Middle Low German tappe ‘oaf’.

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


Similar surnames: Trapp, Napp, Topp, Sapp, Japp, Gapp, Tipp, Mapp, Tepp, Tappe

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Tapp Family Origin

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Tapp Family Occupations

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  • Going To School

    38%
  • Cult PÉcheur

    8%
  • Cult PÉcheur Son

    7%
  • Cultivateur

    7%

In 1881, Going To School, Cult PÉcheur and Cult PÉcheur Son were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Tapp. The most common Tapp occupation in Canada was Going To School. 38% of Tapp's were Going To Schools. A less common occupation for the Tapp family was Cultivateur.

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Tapp Life Expectancy

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Between 1940 and 2004, Tapp life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Tapp in 1940 was 34, and 74 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Tapp

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