Plapp Family History
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Plapp Name Meaning
South German and Swiss German: unexplained; perhaps a shortened form of Plappert, Blappert, Blapphart, from Middle High German blaphart, the name of a silver coin worth one-twentieth of a gulden. South German or Swiss German: from an onomatopoeic word referring to a clapping noise, hence a nickname for a blabbermouth.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Papp, Plank, Klapp, Propp, Lapp, Happ, Trapp, Platz, Rapp, Pape