Rappaport Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): most people bearing this name are descended from Avrom-Menakhem Ben-Yankev Hakoyen Rapa, who lived in Porto, Italy, at the beginning of the 16th century. The etymology of his name is uncertain but possibly from German Rappe ‘raven’. Compare Rapp. According to one explanation his descendants added the name of their city, Porto, in order to distinguish themselves from unrelated Jews surnamed Rapa; according to another, there was a marriage between the Rapa and Porto families, and the issue of this union took the compound name.

List of People with Surname Rappaport

Based on our public records, there are a total of 1,007 people with the surname Rappaport. Among these people surnamed Rappaport, there are approximately 302 different names, with an average of 3 people who share the same name. Paul Rappaport, Martin Rappaport and Michael Rappaport are the top three most common names from the list of people surnamed Rappaport, with 16, 15 and 15 people respectively.

Moreover, Our data shows that New York has the most people surnamed Rappaport, with a total of 251 people, and there are a total of 149 different names among these people. Florida is the second-most populous state for people with the surname Rappaport, with a total of 166 people and an average of 113 different names.