Napp Name Meaning

English: metonymic occupational name for a producer or seller of table linen, from Old French nappe ‘table cloth’. English: either a variant spelling of Knapp or a reduced variant of Scottish McNabb. Altered spelling of German Knapp. German: metonymic occupational name for a bowl and cup maker, from Middle Low German nap ‘bowl’, ‘mug’, or alternatively, from an old personal name formed with an element cognate with Old High German (gi-)nada ‘grace’, ‘benevolence’.

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

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Napp Family Origin

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Napp Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    24%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Basket Maker

    3%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Napp family was Basket Maker. The most common Napp occupation in the USA was Farmer. 24% of Napp's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Napp.

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Between 1950 and 2004, Napp life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Napp in 1950 was 39, and 74 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Napp

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