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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Trapp

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  • According to a user from Missouri, United States, the name Trapp is of German origin and means "Rouge".

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  1. An English surname​ derived from the occupation of trapper.
  2. A surname​ of German origin, either from Trappe (bustard) or Treppe (flight of stairs).

Trapp was also found in the following language(s): Luxembourgish

Notable Persons Named Trapp

Trapp Mendoza is a hip hop music rapping. He was most prominent from 1999 to 1999. Trapp was given the name Greg Dukes on May 13th, 1984 in Miami. Trapp is also known as Trapp Mendoza.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Trapp

Maria was given the name Maria Augusta Kutschera on January 26th, 1905 in Vienna. She passed away on March 28th, 1987.


Kevin Trapp is a soccer player for the Paris Saint-Germain F.C., SV Mettlach, FC Kaiserslautern, Eintracht Frankfurt, and Germany national youth football team. Kevin was born on July 8th, 1990 in Merzig.


Georg was born on April 4th, 1880 in Zara, Kingdom of Dalmatia, Austria-Hungary. He passed away on May 30th, 1947.


Johannes von Trapp is a singer. Johannes was born as the child of Georg von Trapp and Maria von Trapp on January 17th, 1939 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.


Agathe von Trapp was a singer and author. Agathe was given the name Agathe Johanna Erwina Gobertina von Trapp by her parent Georg von Trapp on March 12th, 1913 in Pola, Istria, Austria-Hungary. She passed away on December 28th, 2010.


Maria Agatha Franziska Gobertina von Trapp was a singer and missionary. Maria was born Maria Agatha Franziska Gobertina von Trapp as the child of Georg von Trapp on September 28th, 1914 in Zell am See. She passed away on February 18th, 2014.


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Popularity of Trapp as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Trapp U.S.
  White 79.27% 64.26%
  African American 15.63% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.52% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.36% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.36% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.87% 16.26%

Of Last Name Trapp

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

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Fun Facts about the name Trapp

  • How Popular is the name Trapp? Trapp is the 85,819th most popular name of all time. As a last name Trapp was the 3,813th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Trapp have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 5 babies born with the first name Trapp in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Trapp? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 2014 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • What year had the most people named Trapp born? The highest recorded use of the first name Trapp was in 2014 with a total of 5 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Trapp: Your name in reverse order is Ppart. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Tarpp. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Trapp? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 9,294 people with the last name Trapp.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Trapp? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 3 of them will have Trapp as their last name.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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