Last name: EPPS

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EPPS : This last name is indexed 34,649 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

EPPS : 1: English: from Middle English (h)apse (h)aspe ‘aspen tree white poplar’ (Old English æpse æspe). Generally this was a topographic name for someone who lived by an aspen tree or a habitational name from a place called with this word for example Apps in Surrey Apse Manor on the Isle of Wight or The Asps in Warwickshire.2: English: perhaps from the Middle English personal name Eppe a possible survival of Old English Eoppa or its female counterpart Eoppe (Latinized in post-Conquest records as Eppa) probably from a stem eorp- ‘red’. Alternatively Eppe may derive from Old Norse Øpi perhaps from the stem øp- found in the verb øpa ‘to cry out shriek’.3: American shortened form of Van Epps a surname of Dutch origin.

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