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Meaning and name origin

Harper \ha(r)-per\ as a boy's name (also used as girl's name Harper), is pronounced HAR-per. It is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Harper is "harpist, minstrel". Occupational surname used as first name.

Harper has 1 variant form: Harpur.


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

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Similar Names

A suggested similar baby name is Harbert. Like Harper, this name is not commonly used.


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