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Eason is a surname of English and Scottish origin. In the case of English, it may be a variant of Eastham or Easton; in the case of Scottish, it is a variant of Esson.[1] A variant of the surname is Easen.[2]

People with the surname

  • Alec Eason (1889–1956), Australian rules footballer
  • Andre Eason (born 1975), American boxer
  • B. Reeves Eason (1886–1956), American film director, actor and screenwriter
  • B. Reeves Eason Jr. (1914–1921), American child actor, son of the above
  • Bill Eason (1882–1957), Australian rules footballer
  • Bo Eason (born 1960), American National Football League safety
  • Cordera Eason (born 1987), American football running back
  • Doc Eason (born 1947), American magician
  • Edward Holt Eason (1915–1999), British myriapodologist
  • Eric Eason, American film director and screenwriter
  • Herbert Lightfoot Eason (1874–1949), British ophthalmic surgeon and Vice Chancellor of the University of London
  • Jacob Eason (born 1997), American college football quarterback
  • Jamie Eason (born 1976), American fitness model and writer
  • Jim Eason, American radio personality
  • Mal Eason (1879–1970), American baseball pitcher and umpire
  • Nick Eason (born 1980), American former National Football League defensive end and current assistant coach
  • Roger Eason (1918–1988), American National Football League player
  • Tari Eason (born 2001), American basketball player
  • Tony Eason (born 1959), American National Football League quarterback
  • Ursula Eason (1910–1993), British radio broadcaster, television producer and administrator

People with the given name

  • Eason Chan (born 1974), Hong Kong singer and actor
  • Eason Jordan, American businessman and former CNN chief news executive
  • Eason Ramson (born 1956), American National Football League tight end

See also



  1. ^ Parkin, Harry (19 August 2021). "Eason". Concise Oxford Dictionary of Family Names in Britain. Oxford University Press. ISBN 978-0-19-886825-5. Retrieved 9 June 2024.
  2. ^ Hanks, Patrick; Coates, Richard; McClure, Peter (17 November 2016). "Eason". The Oxford Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland. Oxford University Press. ISBN 978-0-19-967776-4. Retrieved 9 June 2024.