Essex
Origin/Usage
English
Pronunciation
EHS-əks
Meaning
From East Saxons
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Essex is an Anglo-Saxon name and a regional surname. A regional surname is the surname given to people who come from a particular locality. In this case, it refers to people from Essex, which in Old English means 'East Saxons', from the words 'east', meaning 'east' and 'Seaxe', meaning 'Saxons'.

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Essex Johnson - football player

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