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Type Surname (from nickname)
Pronounced Pron. yap(British English)  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

Derives from Old English ġēap meaning "crooked, bent" and could either refer to a cunning person or someone with crooked features (e.g. curved nose). Famous bearers of this name include English botanist Richard Henry Yapp and Sir Stanley Graham Yapp, Labour politician and first leader of West Midlands County Council.
Added 12/21/2023 by Linguist56