Harper (name)

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Harper
Family name
Pronunciation/ˈhɑrpər/
MeaningPleasant & Brave
Region of originScotland Scotland
 
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Harper
Family name
Pronunciation/ˈhɑrpər/
MeaningPleasant & Brave
Region of originScotland Scotland

Harper is a Scottish family name that has also commonly used as a given name. The name is believed to have originated in the Dalriadan region of Scotland, especially in the Lennox district, and is associated with Clan Buchanan.

Harper is also the anglicization of the German family name Härpfer, deriving from playing the musical instrument harp. Its origin is in Bavaria, especially in the town of Donauwörth, where there exists a Härpferstraße (Härpfer Street).

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