Espy Name Meaning

Scottish: shortened form of Gillespie. French: southeastern topographic name for someone living near a prominent thorn bush or in an area characterized by such vegetation, from Old French espine (Latin spina). Occasionally the name may derive from the same word used in a transferred sense of the crest or ridge of a hill. Variant spelling of German Espey.

List of People with Surname Espy

According to our database, there are a total of 1,134 people with the surname Espy. Among these people surnamed Espy, there are about 195 unique names, with an average of 5 people who have the same name. John Espy, William Espy and David Espy are the top three most popular names from the list of people surnamed Espy, with 40, 33 and 26 people respectively.

Moreover, we found that Georgia has the largest number of people surnamed Espy, with a total of 133 people, and there are a total of 83 unique names among these people. California is the second-most populous state for people with the surname Espy, with a total of 110 people and an average of 68 unique names.