Essex Family History
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Essex Name Meaning
English: regional name for someone from the county of Essex, which is named from Old English east ‘east’ + Seaxe ‘Saxons’. In England the surname is now particularly common in Birmingham.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Sussex, Esse, Hessey, Hessen, Esser, Elsen, Jesser, Estep, Vessey