Trapp Name Meaning

English: metonymic occupational name for a trapper, from a derivative of Middle English trapp ‘trap’. German: nickname for a stupid person, from Middle High German trappe ‘bustard’ (of Slavic origin). German: topographic name for someone living by a step-like feature in the terrain, from Middle Low German treppe, trappe ‘step’, or by a flight of steps, standard German Treppe.

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


Similar surnames: Tripp, Tapp, Rapp, Knapp, Tropp, Rasp, Kropp, Repp, Topp, Train

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Trapp Family Origin

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Trapp Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    7%
  • Blacksmith

    3%
  • Boot Maker

    3%
  • Labourer

    3%

In 1881, the most common Trapp occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 7% of Trapp's were Agricultural Labourers. A less common occupation for the Trapp family was Labourer. Agricultural Labourer, Blacksmith and Boot Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Trapp.

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Trapp Historical Records

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Trapp Life Expectancy

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Between 1942 and 2004, Trapp life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Trapp in 1942 was 37, and 77 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Trapp

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