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Meaning and name origin

Harper \ha(r)-per\ as a girl's name (also used as boy's name Harper), is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Harper is "harpist, minstrel". The name became famous when Harper Lee published her novel "To Kill a Mockingbird" (1960).


Harper is not a popular first name for females but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#185 out of 88799) (2000 U.S. Census).

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Top 1000 baby names ranking of Harper name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Harper outside U.S.


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