Harper Family History
Harper Surname History
This Harper history and genealogy page contains the accumulated history of the Harper surname made up of user-uploaded content from users like you. Harper family history has a rich and complex origin whose details are beginning to be understood by Harper family members. The Harper family name is an old heredity that has spread all across the world over the centuries, and as the Harper family has spread, it has changed making its origin tricky to unearth.
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The evolution of Harper begins at it's earliest origins. Even in the earliest days of a name there have been variations in that single name simply because last names were infrequently written down back when few people could write.
It was commonplace for a surname to change as it enters a new country or language. As Harper families moved between countries and languages, the Harper name may have changed with them. Harper families have migrated around the world all throughout history.
Harper country of origin
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The nationality of Harper may be difficult to determine because countries change over time, making the nation of origin a mystery. The original ethnicity of Harper may be in dispute based on whether the family name came in to being naturally and independently in various locales; for example, in the case of surnames that are based on a craft, which can crop up in multiple countries independently (such as the family name "Archer" which was given to people who were bowmen).
Meaning of the last name Harper
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The meaning of Harper come may come from a craft, such as the name "Gardener" which was given to people of that profession. Many of these trade-based last names can be a profession in another language. Because of this it is essential to understand the nationality of a name, and the languages used by its progenitors. Many western names like Harper originate from religious texts like the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, the Bible, and so on. In many cases these names relate to a religious expression such as "Favored of God".
- Naomi R Harper 1927 - 1996
- Bette Harper 1926 - 1986
- Edwina M Harper 1930 - 1995
- Ezell Harper 1918 - 1996
- Kathryn D Harper 1928 - 2000
- Wilma Harper 1915 - 1980
- George Hartford Harper 1930 - 2010
- Mildred P Harper 1915 - 2005
- Winifred L Harper 1929 - 2007
- Ruby Harper 1914 - 2003
- Floreine R Harper 1914 - 2001
- Willie Harper 1886 - 1976
- H N Harper 1928 - 1993
- Robert B Harper 1900 - 1970
- Tommy Joe Harper 1930 - 2008
- Ezetter Harper 1917 - 1987
- Ethel Harper 1929 - 1971
- Alfezzia Harper 1964 - 2010
- Milton R Harper 1929 - 1984
- Gaylynn M Harper 1975 - 1990
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Famous people named Harper
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Nationality and Ethnicity of Harper
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We do not have a record of the primary ethnicity of the name Harper. Many surnames travel around the world throughout the ages, making their original nationality and ethnicity difficult to trace.
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Fun facts about the Harper family
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Harper spelling variations
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In the past, when few people knew how to write, names such as Harper were transcribed based on their pronunciation when people's names were written in government records. This could have led to misspellings of Harper. Knowing misspellings and alternate spellings of the Harper last name are important to understanding the history of the name. Surnames like Harper vary in their pronunciation and spelling as they travel across tribes, family branches, and eras over the years.