Napp Family History
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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