Pappa Family History
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Pappa Name Meaning
nickname for a greedy or voracious person, from pappa ‘he eats’, from pappare ‘to munch or gobble’, or from a short form of a compound of this verb + a noun, as for example Pappalardo, Pappacoda (coda ‘tail’). possibly a variant of Papa.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Papa, Cappa, Papp, Zappa, Poppa, Para, Pappan, Rappa, Gappa, Happe