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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. Heraldic Scroll and Map of Family names and Origins of Ireland. Dublin: Mullins. Print.
    2. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    3. Johnson, Daniel F. Irish Emigration to New England Through the Port of Saint John, New Brunswick Canada 1841-1849. Baltimore, Maryland: Clearfield, 1996. Print.
    4. Hickey, D.J. and J.E. Doherty. A New Dictionary of Irish History form 1800 2nd Edition. Dublin: Gil & MacMillian, 2003. Print.
    5. Somerset Fry, Peter and Fiona Somerset Fry. A History of Ireland. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1993. Print. (ISBN 1-56619-215-3).
    6. Skordas, Guest. Ed. The Early Settlers of Maryland an Index to Names or Immigrants Complied from Records of Land Patents 1633-1680 in the Hall of Records Annapolis, Maryland. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1992. Print.
    7. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of Ireland. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1969. Print.
    8. MacLysaght, Edward. Irish Families Their Names, Arms and Origins 4th Edition. Dublin: Irish Academic, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-7165-2364-7).
    9. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    10. Woodham-Smith, Cecil. The Great Hunger Ireland 1845-1849. New York: Old Town Books, 1962. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-385-3).
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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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