Sharp (surname)


Sharp (surname)

Sharp is a surname. "Sharp" is cognate to the German " _dd. scharf". It is also akin to words which have the sense of scraping, e.g. Latin " _la. scrobis" 'ditch', Russian " _ru. skresti" 'to scrape'.

* Abraham Sharp (1651-1742), English schoolmaster, mathematician and astronomer
* Alan Sharp (1934- ) Scottish author
* Bartholomew Sharp
* Billy Sharp
* Bree Sharp, U.S. singer and songwriter
* Brian Sharp, computer game programmer
* Cecil Sharp (1859-1924), English music teacher and traditional English dance expert
* Clifford Sharp
* Dave Sharp
* David Sharp (died 2006), Everest mountain climber
* David Sharp (entomologist)
* Dee Dee Sharp (born 1945), U.S. rhythm and blues singer
* Dennis Sharp
* Derrick Sharp
* Don Sharp
* Dudley C. Sharp
* Elliott Sharp (born 1951), U.S. avant-garde musician
* Frank Sharp, U.S. land developer (Sharpstown, Houston, Texas)
* Frank Sharp (RNZAF)
* Garrett Sharp (born 1985), U.S. treatise writer, philosopher
* Gavin Sharp
* Gene Sharp (born 1928), political scientist
* Graeme Sharp (born 1960), Scottish footballer
* Granville Sharp (1735-1813), English abolitionist
* Hap Sharp, U.S. Formula One driver
* Harry Sharp
* Isadore Sharp (born 1931), Canadian businessman
* Jack Sharp
* James Sharp (1613-1679), Scottish clergyman
* James E. Sharp (born 1940), U.S. lawyer
* James Lyall Sharp
* James Sharp (footballer)
* John Sharp (Archbishop of York)
* John Sharp (actor)
* John Sharp (Australian politician)
* John Sharp (Texas politician)
* John Sharp (cellist)
* Jon Sharp
* Joseph Henry Sharp, artist (Taos Art Colony)
* K. B. Sharp
* Kevin Sharp, U.S. heavy metal singer
* Kevin Sharp (country music)
* Kevin Sharp (footballer)
* Lesley Sharp
* Lester W. Sharp, American botanist
* Liam Sharp
* Linda K. Sharp, U.S. women's basketball coach
* Lindsay Sharp
* Maia Sharp, country music singer and songwriter
* Margaret Sharp, Baroness Sharp of Guildford (born 1938), member of the British House of Lords
* Margery Sharp (1905-1991), English writer
* Martha Sharp
* Martin Sharp (born 1944), Australian cartoonist, songwriter and film-maker
* Martin Sharp (journalist)
* Matt Sharp (born 1969), U.S. rock bassist
* Minnie Bell Sharp (1865-1937), pianist and singer
* Mitchell Sharp (1911-2004), Canadian politician
* Pat Sharp (born 1961), British television presenter
* Patrick Sharp
* Philip Sharp
* Phillip Allen Sharp (born 1944), U.S. geneticist and molecular biologist
* Randy Sharp, songwriter
* Rebecca Sharp (1923-1990) Award Winning American Artist, Murdered
* Rhod Sharp
* Richard Sharp (born 1938), English rugby player
* Rodney Sharp
* Ronald Sharp (born 1929), Australian organ builder
* Ryan Sharp (born 1979), British race car driver
* Samuel Sharp
* Scott Sharp
* Solomon P. Sharp (1787-1825), U.S. politician
* Susie Sharp
* Sylver Logan Sharp
* Verity Sharp
* Walter Benona Sharp
* William Sharp (engraver) (1749-1824) the English engraver
* William Sharp (writer) (1855-1905) the Scottish author and poet, pseudonym Fiona MacLeod
* Willoughby Sharp
* Zerna Sharp (1889-1981), U.S. teacher

Fictional Sharps

*Becky Sharp, the main character in William Makepeace Thackeray's novel "Vanity Fair"
*Phineas Sharp, a Disney character

ee also

*Sharpe (surname)


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