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in the U.S.
since 1880
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in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Papp

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P is for playful, the fun side of you.

A is for abundant, your cheer knows no bounds.

P is for popular, that you are!

P is for proud, you can hold your head up!

Notable Persons With the Last Name Papp

Joseph Papp was a producer, director, and theatre director. Joseph was given the name Joseph Papirofsky on June 22nd, 1921 in Brooklyn. He left this life on October 31st, 1991.


László Papp was a boxer. László was born on March 25th, 1926 in Budapest. He passed away on October 16th, 2003.


Paul Papp is a soccer player for the FC Steaua București, FC Unirea Dej, FC Botoșani, FC Vaslui, FC Farul Constanța, A.C. Chievo Verona, FC Astra Giurgiu, Romania national under-19 football team, Romania national under-21 football team, and Romania national football team. Paul was born on November 11th, 1989 in Dej.


Robert Papp is a United States Special Representative for the Arctic and Commandant of the Coast Guard. They were most prominent from 2014 to 2014. Robert was born on March 25th, 1952 in North Kingstown, Rhode Island.


George was born on January 20th, 1916. He passed away on August 8th, 1989.


Joseph was born on May 25th, 1975.


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Popularity of Papp as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Papp U.S.
  White 94.74% 64.26%
  African American 0.55% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.65% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.84% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.08% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.14% 16.26%

Of Last Name Papp

People with the last name Papp are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Papp

  • How Popular is the name Papp? As a last name Papp was the 7,953rd most popular name in 2010.
  • How unique is the name Papp? Out of 5,933,561 records in the U.S. Social Security Administration public data, the first name Papp was not present. It is possible the name you are searching has less than five occurrences per year.
  • Weird things about the name Papp: Your name in reverse order is Ppap. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Pppa. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Papp? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 4,162 people with the last name Papp.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Papp? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 1 of them will have Papp as their last name.

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