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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In the United States, the name Rapp is the 2,717th most popular surname with an estimated 12,435 people with that name.  However, in France, the name Rapp is ranked the 5,203rd most popular surname with an estimated 1,000 - 1,500 people with that name. 
^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)