Thomas Sharp

about 1463–November 1493 (Age 30)
Benenden, Kent, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Thomas

Thomas Sharp was born about 1463, in Benenden, Kent, England, United Kingdom as the son of John Sharpeigh and Alys Stevens. He died in November 1493, at the age of 30.

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Family Time Line

John Sharpeigh
–1482
Alys Stevens
1430–1485
John Sharpeigh
1455–1480
Joan Sharp
1459–
Thomas Sharp
1463–1493

Parents and Siblings

    Male–1482Male

    Alys Stevens

    Female1430–1485Female

siblings

(3)

Name Meaning

1 English: nickname from Middle English scharp ‘keen’, ‘active’, ‘quick’.2 Irish (County Donegal): Anglicized (part translated) form of Gaelic Ó Géaráin‘descendant of Géarán’, a byname from a diminutive of géar ‘sharp’.3 Americanized form of any of several European names with similar meaning, for example German Scharf .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (1)

  • Kent Wills Archdeaconry of Canterbury 1486

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