First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Epes

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Alt. Meaning

E is for exotic, no lack of spirit here!

P is for popular, that you are!

E is for explorer, always ready for the next journey

S is for sincere, a model of truth.

Notable Persons Named Epes

Epes was born on September 27th, 1813 in Gloucester, Massachusetts. He breathed his last breath on December 30th, 1880.


Epes Randolph was a railroad executive. Epes was born on August 16th, 1856 in Lunenburg County, Virginia. He left this life on August 22nd, 1921.


Epes was born in 1872. He died in 1938.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Epes

James was born on May 23rd, 1842 in Blackstone, Virginia. He left this life on August 24th, 1910.


Sidney Parham Epes was a Member of the Virginia House of Delegates from Amelia, Nottoway Counties, and Member of theVirginia House of DelegatesfromAmeliaandNottowayCounties. Sidney was born on August 20th, 1865 in Nottoway, Virginia. He died on March 3rd, 1900.


Louis S. Epes was a Justice of the Supreme Court of Virginia, Member of the Virginia State Corporation Commission, List of Justices of the Supreme Court of Virginia, and State Corporation Commission (Virginia). Louis was born on January 12th, 1882 in Prince William County, Virginia. He left this life on February 14th, 1935.


Maria was born on March 2nd, 1950 in Alexandria, Virginia.


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Popularity of Epes as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Epes U.S.
  White 65.52% 64.26%
  African American 28.08% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 3.45% 16.26%

Of Last Name Epes

People with the last name Epes are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Epes

  • How Popular is the name Epes? As a last name Epes was the 90,853rd most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Epes first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Epes is Tuesday, March 19th, 1889.
  • How unique is the name Epes? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Epes. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Epes: Your name in reverse order is Sepe. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Epes. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Epes? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 203 people with the last name Epes.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Epes? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Epes as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.4m people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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