Name: Harper

Origin and Meaning of the Name Harper

  • Meaning:
    A player on the harp
  • Origin:
  • Gender:
    Both
  • Pronunciation:
    (HAR pur)
  • Form of:
    Itself (Harper)
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Miscellaneous Info for Harper

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  • Used in:
    English speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    Transferred use of the surname.

    Nelle Harper Lee is the author of 'To Kill a Mockingbird'. Stephen Harper is the current Prime Minister of Canada.

    Harper's Magazine is a monthly American magazine, that deals with the arts, politics and finance from a progressive left perspective. Harper's Bazaar or Harpers & Queen is an American fashion magazine. HarperCollins is a publishing company.

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