Trapp Family History
Trapp Name Meaning
English: metonymic occupational name from Middle English trappe ‘trap gin snare’ (Old English træppe) probably for someone who trapped wild animals or fish. See also Train Trainer . German: nickname for a simpleton from Middle High German trappe ‘naïve person wretch’. North German: topographic name for someone living by a step-like feature in the terrain from Middle Low German treppe trappe ‘step’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022