Last name: SHARP

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Last name frequency

SHARP : This last name is indexed 437,734 times on Geneanet!

Origin 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 Scharf ‘sharp-cutting’ or of any of several other European names with similar meaning.

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