Sharp Family History
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Sharp Name Meaning
English: nickname from Middle English scharp ‘keen’, ‘active’, ‘quick’. Irish (County Donegal): Anglicized (part translated) form of Gaelic Ó Géaráin ‘descendant of Géarán’, a byname from a diminutive of géar ‘sharp’. Americanized form of any of several European names with similar meaning, for example German Scharf.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Short, Harp, Shane, Scharp, Sharf, Sari, Sapp, Spark, Scharf, Shamp