Posted By:john rapp
Subject:Re: Rapp Name / Swedish-German Roots
Post Date:October 18, 2004 at 22:02:31
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Forum:Rapp Family Genealogy Forum
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I read somewhere that some believe the name comes from the semitic word for teacher "rab". It has been suggested that the name is realted to horses. the name is found in Norway, Sweden, Denmark, France, Germany. Why is it so difficult to nail down the origin of this name?