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Origins of the Epps surname

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About the Eppses

We have a total number of 9599 records for people with the last name Epps.

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Where do most Eppses live?

In 1921, most Eppses lived in South East.

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Interesting facts about Eppses

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We have 8,700 records for the Epps surname. The oldest one dates back to 1840.

Who were Eppses most likely to marry?

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What are the most common Epps first names?

  • James
  • William
  • Mary
  • Elizabeth

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Common jobs for Eppses

Men and women often performed different types of jobs, so these are displayed by gender to maintain their historical accuracy.

Common Female occupations for Eppses in 1921




House Servant


Dress Maker


General Servant


Common Male occupations for Eppses in 1921
Agricultural Labourer


Farm Labourer


Farm Hands


General Labourer




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