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Origin and Meaning of Craps

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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Craps
A gambling game with dice. It is one of the more popular games in casinos.
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  1. A gambling game played with two dice; a first throw of 7 or 11 wins and a first throw of 2, 3, or 12 loses and a first throw of any other number must be repeated to win before a 7 is thrown, which loses the bet and the dice
  2. Expressions used when when two dice are thrown and both come up showing one spot

From Louisiana Creole French craps, a corruption of English crabs

  1. (plural only, gambling, dice games) a game of gambling, or chance, where the players throw dice to make scores and avoid crap

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    Popularity of Craps as a last name

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    Ethnicity Distribution

    Ethnicity Craps U.S.
      White 99.07% 64.26%
      African American 0.00% 11.96%
      Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
      American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
      Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
      Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

    Of Last Name Craps

    People with the last name Craps are most frequently White

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    Fun Facts about the name Craps

    • How Popular is the name Craps? As a last name Craps was the 86,645th most popular name in 2010.
    • How unique is the name Craps? Out of 5,933,561 records in the U.S. Social Security Administration public data, the first name Craps was not present. It is possible the name you are searching has less than five occurrences per year.
    • Weird things about the name Craps: Your name in reverse order is Sparc. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Prasc. How do you pronounce that?
    • How many people have the last name Craps? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 215 people with the last name Craps.
    • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Craps? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Craps as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.4m people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

    What Crapss Have Visited This Page?

    Past life for Craps born Nov 14, 1997

    I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Egypt approximately on 775. Your profession was writer, dramatist, and organizer of rituals.

    As a ruthless character, you carefully weighed your decisions in critical situations, with excellent self-control and strong will. Generally liked, but not always loved. Your lesson - to combat violence and disharmony in our world, to understand its roots and origins. All global problems have similar origins.

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    • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
    • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
    • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
    • Wiktionary: Titles and License.