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Type Surname (from nickname)
Usage German
Pronounced Pron. KLAP  [key]
Other Forms FormsClapp, Klap, Clap, Clapper, Klapper, Klapf, Klaff, Klepp, Kleppe, Klepper, Clepper

Meaning & History

Nickname for a gossip or a slanderer, derived from Middle High German klapf, klaff meaning "prattle, malicious gossip".
Added 9/20/2021 by General9696
Edited 1/18/2022 by General9696