Harper Surname History
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- Harper spelling & pronunciation
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Harper Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity
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The nationality of Harper is often very difficult to determine because countries change over time, leaving the nation of origin indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Harper may be in dispute as result of whether the family name came about organically and independently in different locales; e.g. in the case of family names that are based on a professional trade, which can appear in multiple regions independently (such as the family name "Dean" which may have been adopted by members of the clergy).
Harper Meaning & Etymology
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The meaning of Harper come may come from a craft, such as the name "Brewster" which refers to a female brewer. Some of these craft-based family names can be a profession in some other language. This is why it is important to know the country of origin of a name, and the languages used by its early ancestors. Many western names like Harper are inspired by religious texts like the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, the Bible, and other related texts. Commonly these names are shortened versions of a religious phrase such as "Worthy of praise".
Harper Pronunciation & Spelling Variations
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In the past, when few people knew how to write, names such as Harper were transliterated based on how they sounded when people's names were recorded in government records. This could have led to misspellings of Harper. Knowing misspellings and spelling variations of the Harper last name are important to understanding the history of the name. Family names like Harper change in how they're spelled as they travel across communities, family unions, and countries over time.
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Harper Family Tree
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- V.J. Harper
- Chess L Harper 1921 - ?
- Amanda (Permelia) Harper 1814 - ?
- Mace Harper
- Margaret L Harper 1873 - ?
- Joseph Dale Harper 1908 - ?
- Anne Agnes Harper Lund 1906 - ?
- Serene Verne Harper Bailey 1895 - ?
- Harold Harper 1897 - ?
- Everett Harper 1894 - ?