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The surname Reap may come from the Irish O Reabaigh. Reap is pronounced Rape and is sometimes appears spelt in that form.

Reap Early Origins



The surname Reap was first found in County Mayo (Irish: Maigh Eo) located on the West coast of the Republic of Ireland in the province of Connacht.

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Reap Spelling Variations


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Reap Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Reap, Rafe, Rape, Reapy and others.

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Reap Early History


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Reap Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Reap research. Another 122 words (9 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Reap History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Reap Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Reap Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Reap 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:

Reap Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Christian Reap, aged 24, arrived in Pennsylvania in 1732

Reap Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Frederick Reap, who landed in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1848
  • Andrew Reap, who was naturalized in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania in 1855
  • Andrew Reap, who landed in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1855
  • Peter Reap and his family, who arrived in New York in 1865

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Contemporary Notables of the name Reap (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Reap (post 1700)



  • Thomas M. Reap (1895-1935), American lawyer and college football coach
  • Jim Reap, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1924
  • Clement J. Reap, American Democrat politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 14th District, 1944; Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1952 (alternate), 1964
  • Charles J. Reap, American Democrat politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 41st District, 1946

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Reap Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Fairbairn. Fairbain's book of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland, 4th Edition 2 volumes in one. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1968. Print.
    2. The Norman People and Their Existing Descendants in the British Dominions and the United States Of America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0636-X).
    3. Grehan, Ida. Dictionary of Irish Family Names. Boulder: Roberts Rinehart, 1997. Print. (ISBN 1-57098-137-X).
    4. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
    5. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1970. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
    6. Land Owners in Ireland. Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1203-3).
    7. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    8. Donovan, George Francis. The Pre-Revolutionary Irish in Massachusetts 1620-1775. Menasha, WI: Geroge Banta Publsihing Co., 1932. Print.
    9. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
    10. Vicars, Sir Arthur. Index to the Prerogative Wills of Ireland 1536-1810. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
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    The Reap Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Reap 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 17 November 2015 at 11:15.

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