Clapp Family History
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Clapp Name Meaning
English (chiefly Bristol): from Middle English clop(pe) ‘lump’, ‘hillock’ (from Old English clopp(a)), applied either as a topographic name or as a nickname for a large and ungainly person. Variant spelling of German Klapp.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Capp, Knapp, Copp, Lapp, Sapp, Plapp, Clamp, Trapp, Clay, Cap