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in the U.S.
since 1880
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in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Apperson

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Alt. Meaning

A is for attractive, inside and out

P is for playful, the fun side of you.

P is for peer, you have few equals.

E is for enamoured, forever will your children be with you

R is for recreation, time to take some!

S is for share, your talents, time, and possessions with others

O is for old fashioned, you cherish the past.

N is for normal, step outside of the box!

Notable Persons With the Last Name Apperson

Phoebe Hearst was a philanthropist and philanthropy. Phoebe was given the name Phoebe Elizabeth Apperson on December 3rd, 1842 in Franklin County, Missouri, USA. She breathed her last breath on April 13th, 1919.


Edgar Apperson was an automobile engineer. His most notable accomplishments were from 1880 to 1950. Edgar was born on October 3rd, 1870. He passed away on May 12th, 1959.


Harvey B. Apperson was an Attorney General of Virginia, Member of the Virginia State Corporation Commission, and State Corporation Commission (Virginia). His career lasted from 1947 to 1948. Harvey was given the name Harvey Black Apperson on June 27th, 1890 in Marion, Virginia. He passed away on February 2nd, 1948.


John was born in 1882. He died on February 1st, 1963.


George was born in 1857. He left this life in 1937.


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Popularity of Apperson as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Apperson U.S.
  White 92.51% 64.26%
  African American 2.08% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.69% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.45% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.88% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.38% 16.26%

Of Last Name Apperson

People with the last name Apperson are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Apperson

  • How Popular is the name Apperson? As a last name Apperson was the 14,739th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Apperson first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Apperson is Friday, July 14th, 1905.
  • How unique is the name Apperson? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Apperson. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Apperson: Your name in reverse order is Nosreppa. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Erosppan. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Apperson? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 2,016 people with the last name Apperson.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Apperson? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Apperson as their last name since less than 1 person in 147k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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