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Updated June 9, 2019

Family name origins & meanings

  • Swedish : ornamental name from asp ‘aspen tree’.
  • Norwegian : habitational name from a farmstead named with asp ‘aspen tree’.
  • German and English : topographic name from Middle High German aspe, Middle English aspe ‘aspen tree’.
  • English : habitational name from a minor place named with Old English æspe, æpse ‘aspen tree’ (see Apps).

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