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  1. Tappan, Arthur Tappannoun

    United States abolitionist (1786-1865)


  1. tappan

    Tappan can refer to various things, depending on the context: 1. A surname of Dutch origin, common among early settlers of the New York and New Jersey region in United States. 2. Tappan Stove Company - A brand of kitchen appliances, originally started in 1881 by W.J. Tappan as the Ohio Valley Foundry Company, manufacturing cast-iron stoves. 3. Tappan, New York - A hamlet and census-designated place in the town of Orangetown, Rockland County, New York, United States. Named after the Tappan tribe, part of the Native American Lenape people. 4. Tappan tribe - An Algonquian-speaking Native American group known as one of the Lenape (Delaware) tribes. Please specify the context to provide a more precise definition.


  1. Tappan

    Tappan appliances was founded by W.J. Tappan as the Ohio Valley Foundry Company in Bellaire, Ohio in 1881 selling cast-iron stoves door-to-door. The company relocated to Mansfield, Ohio in 1889 and was renamed the Eclipse Stove Company before being renamed the Tappan Stove Company. In 1950, Tappan acquired the Los Angeles-based O'Keefe & Merritt Stove Company and used the O'Keefe & Merritt name primarily in the West Coast of America from 1950 to the late 1980's. Tappan claims several innovations, including: ⁕1920s all-porcelain range available in various colors ⁕1955 the first microwave oven model for home use. ⁕1960s electric ignition for gas ranges ⁕1965 single unit conventional range and microwave oven. Tappan, then a part of Frigidaire, became a subsidiary of Electrolux in 1979. The North American division of Electrolux was reorganized in 1997 as Electrolux Home Products of North America, consolidating American Yard Products, Frigidaire, and Poulan/Weedeater.

Surnames Frequency by Census Records


    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Tappan is ranked #19642 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Tappan surname appeared 1,373 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Tappan.

    89.2% or 1,226 total occurrences were White.
    5.2% or 72 total occurrences were Black.
    3.8% or 53 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    0.9% or 13 total occurrences were of two or more races.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Tappan in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Tappan in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

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