Lapa Family History
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Lapa Name Meaning
Polish and Jewish (from Poland): nickname from Polish lapa ‘paw’, ‘flipper’, ‘mutton fist’. Portuguese and Galician: habitational name for someone from any of the numerous places called Lapa, from lapa ‘cavern’, or from the Marian name Senhora da Lapa.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Lata, Rapa, Lama, Lipa, Lapka, Papa, Apa, Laba, Lada, Lapp