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What does Harpur mean?

Harpur Pronunciation of Harpur [harpur] as a name for boys is of Old English origin, and Harpur means "harpist, minstrel". Harpur is a version of Harper (Old English).

Associated with: old english.


Creative forms:
(male) Hapur, Herpur, ..

(female) Harhar, Harher, ..

Middle name pairings:
Harpur Aleksander (H.A.), ..

How popular is Harpur?

Harpur is a rare first name for males. Harpur is a unique surname too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. The only prominent variation form of Harpur (not ranked) is Harper (#722 the previous year). Adoption of this relation of Harpur was widespread in 2012 (usage of 0.02%) and is almost as widespread today (usage 0.02%, 19%). (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Harper in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Harpur and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended names are Baldur, Garpar (see Gaspard), Hadar, Hadur, Hagun, Haidar, Haider, Halburg (see Hallberg), Halburt, Halvar, Halver, Halvor, Hamar, Hammar, Hammer, Hammur (see Hammer), Hampus, Hamud, Harald, Harben, Harbert, Harbin, Harcourt, Harden, Hardey, Hardin, Hardon, Hardy, Harel, Harford, Harfurd (see Harford), Hari, Harish, Harjit, Harken, Harkin, Harlan, Harlee, Harlen, Harley, Harli, Harlie, Harlin, Harlo, Harlow, Harly, Harlyn, Harman, Harmen, Harmon, Harold, Haroon, Haroun, Harpal, Harrfurd (see Harford), Harri, Harry, Hart, Harte, Harthy, Harun, Harv, Harvard, Harve, Harvee, Harvey, Havier, Haydar, Hermus, Herut (see Cherut), Hooper, Hopper, Hyrum, Jagur and Mansur. These names tend to be more commonly used than Harpur.

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