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Rapp Early Origins



The surname Rapp was first found in Thuringia, where the family was known for its contributions to the prosperity and culture of the emerging feudal society. The family branched into numerous houses, many of which acquired estates and manors throughout the surrounding regions.

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Rapp Spelling Variations


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Rapp Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Rapp, Rap, Rappe and others.

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Rapp Early History


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Rapp Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Rapp research. Another 168 words (12 lines of text) covering the years 1771 and 1809 are included under the topic Early Rapp History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Rapp Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Rapp Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Rapp Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Rapp Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Anna Apollonia Rapp, who emigrated from the Palatinate region to New York in 1710
  • Apolonia Rapp, who landed in America in 1723
  • Bernhard Rapp, who settled in Philadelphia in 1741
  • Johan Michael Rapp, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1754
  • Bernard Rapp, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1762
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Rapp Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Christian Rapp, who arrived in Philadelphia in 1804
  • Christina Rapp, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1806
  • Adam Gottleib Rapp, who was naturalized in Baltimore in 1811
  • Jean Rapp, aged 26, landed in New York, NY in 1848
  • Joseph Rapp, who landed in San Francisco, California in 1850
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Rapp Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Pius Rapp, aged 37, landed in Buenos Aires, Argentina in 1902

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Contemporary Notables of the name Rapp (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Rapp (post 1700)



  • Vernon Fred Rapp (1928-2015), American Major League Baseball manager and coach
  • Daniel Joseph "Danny" Rapp (1941-1983), American musician
  • Anthony Dean Rapp (b. 1971), American stage and film actor
  • Adam Rapp, American novelist, playwright, screenwriter and filmmaker
  • George Rapp (1770-1847), American religious leader
  • Jean Rapp, French Divisional General during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars from 1789 to 1815
  • Jean Rapp (1772-1821), French soldier

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Suggested Readings for the name Rapp


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Suggested Readings for the name Rapp



  • The Rapp Tree, 1801-1973 by Gladys Mack.

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Rapp Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bahlow, Hans. Abhandlungen zur Namenforschung und Buchgeschichte. 1980. Print. (ISBN 978-3768690522).
    2. Oswald, G. Lexicon der Heraldik. Leipzig: 1984. Print.
    3. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    4. Schenk, Trudy. Wuerttemberg Emigration Index Volume I-VIII. Salt Lake City: Ancestry Inc., 1986. Print.
    5. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    6. Preuss, Otto. Die Lippischen Familiennamen mit Berücksichtigung der Ortsnamen. Detmold: Meyer'sche Hofbuchh, 1887. Print.
    7. Jones, George F. The Germans of Colonial Georgia 1733-1783 Revised edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0806311614).
    8. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    9. Strassburger, Ralph B. German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
    10. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
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    The Rapp Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Rapp Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 4 January 2016 at 09:01.

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