Rasp Family History
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Rasp Name Meaning
German: from Middle High German raspen ‘to scrape together’, ‘amass’, a nickname for a greedy person. North German: metonymic occupational name for someone who made rasps or used one in his work, from Middle Low German raspe ‘file’, ‘rasp’, ‘grater’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press