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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Sapp

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From Proto-Finnic *sappi, from Proto-Finno-Ugric *säppä. Cognates include Finnish sappi, Hungarian epe.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Sapp

Bob Sapp is a football player. Bob was born on September 22nd, 1973 in Colorado Springs, Colorado.


Warren Sapp is a football player. Warren was born on December 19th, 1972 in Orlando, Florida.


LaChanze is an actress, singer, dancer, actor, singing, and dance. She was most prominent from 1988 to present. LaChanze was given the name Rhonda LaChanze Sapp on December 16th, 1961 in St. Augustine, Florida. LaChanze is also known as LaChanze Sapp, La Chanze Sapp-Gooding, and R. Lachanze Sapp.


Marvin Sapp is an inspirational/worship, gospel music, contemporary christian music, and contemporary worship music musician. He was most active from 1991 to present. Marvin was given the name Marvin Louis Sapp on January 28th, 1967 in Grand Rapids, Michigan.


Benny Sapp is an american football player for the Free agent. He has been prominent since 2004. Benny was born on January 20th, 1981 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.


Betty was born in St. Louis.


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Popularity of Sapp as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Sapp U.S.
  White 75.15% 64.26%
  African American 20.31% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.46% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.56% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.92% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.60% 16.26%

Of Last Name Sapp

People with the last name Sapp are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Sapp

  • How Popular is the name Sapp? As a last name Sapp was the 1,752nd most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Sapp first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Sapp is Wednesday, November 8th, 1911.
  • How unique is the name Sapp? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Sapp. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Sapp: Your name in reverse order is Ppas. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ppsa. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Sapp? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 20,448 people with the last name Sapp.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Sapp? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 7 of them will have Sapp as their last name.

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