Apple Name Meaning

English: from Middle English appel ‘apple’ (Old English æppel), acquired as a surname in any of various senses: a topographic name for someone living by an apple orchard; an occupational name for a grower or seller of apples; or a nickname for someone supposed to resemble an apple in some way, e.g. in having bright red cheeks. The economic importance in medieval northern Europe of apples, as a fruit that could be grown in a cold climate and would keep for use throughout the winter, is hard to appreciate in these days of rapid transportation and year-round availability of fruits of all kind. Americanized form of Appel or Apfel.

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List of People with Surname Apple

Based on our public records, there are a total of 5,332 people with the surname Apple. Among these people surnamed Apple, there are approximately 550 distinct names, with an average of 9 people who share the same name. James Apple, Michael Apple and Mary Apple are the top three most widely-used names from the list of people surnamed Apple, with 60, 60 and 60 people respectively.

In addition, Our data shows that North Carolina has the most people surnamed Apple, with a total of 736 people, and there are a total of 332 distinct names among these people. California is the second-most populous state for people with the surname Apple, with a total of 382 people and an average of 233 distinct names.