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Origine of last name

SHARP : 1: English and Scottish: nickname from Middle English sharp(e) ‘sharp quick smart acute keen-witted’ (Old English scearp).2: Irish: when not the English or Scots name in 1 above an Anglicized (part translated) form of Gaelic Ó Géaráin ‘descendant of Géarán’ a personal name based on a diminutive of géar ‘sharp’.3: Americanized form (translation into English) of German <a href="https://en.geneanet.org/surnames/Scharf">Scharf</a> ‘sharp-cutting’ or of any of several other European names with similar meaning.

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