Earp

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

The definitive origin is unclear. Some are proposed, including Old English eorp (swarthy), from Proto-Germanic *erpaz (light brown); or a connection to the placenames Ypres (Belgium) or Erpe (Netherlands).

Proper noun[edit]

Earp (plural Earps)

  1. A surname​.

Statistics[edit]

  • According to the 2010 United States Census, Earp is the 8536th most common surname in the United States, belonging to 3855 individuals. Earp is most common among White (91.26%) individuals.

References[edit]

  • Weekley, Ernest (1916): Surnames

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