Schaap Family History
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Schaap Name Meaning
Dutch and North German: from Middle Low German, Dutch schap ‘sheep’, hence a metonymic occupational name for a shepherd, a nickname for someone thought to resemble a sheep in some way, or a habitational name for someone living at a house distinguished by the sign of a sheep. Compare Schaaf.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Schaaf, Schaal, Schaar, Schaab, Schamp, Schaul, Schwan, Schaub