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Origins of the Lapp surname

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About the Lapps

We have a total number of 952 records for people with the last name Lapp.

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Where do most Lapps live?

In 1921, most Lapps lived in London.

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Interesting facts about Lapps

How common is your surname?

You have a rare surname! It's not in the top 1000 UK surnames!

We have 240 records for the Lapp surname. The oldest one dates back to .

Who were Lapps most likely to marry?




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What are the most common Lapp first names?

  • John
  • William
  • Mary
  • Elizabeth

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Common jobs for Lapps

Men and women often performed different types of jobs, so these are displayed by gender to maintain their historical accuracy.

Common Female occupations for Lapps in 1921


General Servant








Common Male occupations for Lapps in 1921
Farm Hands




Semiskilled Chauffeurs And Drivers


Semiskilled Mechanics And Repairmen




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