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Type Surname (from nickname)
Usage Finnish

Meaning & History

Possibly from Keräpää, a nickname for a bald person or someone with a round head and/or with closely cropped hair, combined with the common surname suffix -nen. In eastern Finland the name dates back to the 16th century.
Added 12/17/2015 by lilolaf
Edited 9/8/2018 by Sofia, Marusero and lilolaf