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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Epps

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  1. plural of EPP

Notable Persons With the Last Name Epps

2 is a hip hop music rapping. He was most active from 1997 to present. 2 was given the name Tauheed Epps on September 12th, 1977. 2 is also known as Tity Boi and 2 Chainz.


Omar Epps is an actor, rapping, songwriter, record producer, and rapper. He was most prominent from 1988 to present. Omar was born on July 20th, 1973 in Brooklyn, New York, U.S.


Mike Epps is a black comedy, observational comedy, and satire comedian. Mike was given the name Michael Elliot Epps on November 18th, 1970 in Indianapolis, Indiana, U.S.


Kip Epps is a sons of anarchy motorcycle club member, mechanic, gun runner, former soldier, sons of anarchy motorcycle club, arms trafficking, and soldier.


Shareeka Epps is an actress and actor. She has been prominent since 2004. Shareeka was born on July 11th, 1989 in Brooklyn.


Jeanette was born on November 3rd, 1970 in Syracuse, New York.


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Popularity of Epps as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Epps U.S.
  White 30.98% 64.26%
  African American 61.87% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.25% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 1.25% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 3.12% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.52% 16.26%

Of Last Name Epps

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

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Fun Facts about the name Epps

  • How Popular is the name Epps? As a last name Epps was the 1,784th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Epps first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Epps is Saturday, March 15th, 1873.
  • How unique is the name Epps? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Epps. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Epps: Your name in reverse order is Sppe. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Epps. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Epps? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 20,112 people with the last name Epps.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Epps? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 7 of them will have Epps as their last name.

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