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Leiper Surname History
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Leiper Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity
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The nationality of Leiper can be very difficult to determine because country boundaries change over time, making the original nationality indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Leiper may be difficult to determine depending on whether the surname came in to being naturally and independently in multiple locales; e.g. in the case of last names that are based on professions, which can come into being in multiple countries independently (such as the family name "Fisher" which was given to fishermen).
Leiper Meaning & Etymology
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The meaning of Leiper come may come from a profession, such as the name "Baker" which refers to the craft of baker. Some of these craft-based surnames might be a profession in another language. This is why it is important to research the country of origin of a name, and the languages used by its family members. Many modern names like Leiper originate from religious texts like the Bible, the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, etc. Often these names are shortened versions of a religious expression such as "Lamb of God".
Leiper Pronunciation & Spelling Variations
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Family names like Leiper vary in how they're spelled as they travel across villages, family lines, and countries over time. In early history when few people could write, names such as Leiper were transcribed based on how they were heard by a scribe when people's names were written in official records. This could have led to misspellings of Leiper. Understanding misspellings and alternate spellings of the Leiper name are important to understanding the etymology of the name.
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Leiper Family Tree
Here are a few of the Leiper biographies shared by AncientFaces users. Click here to see more Leipers
- Charles Leiper Rice
- Julia Dunlap Leiper 1801 - 1883
- Thomas Leiper Taylor 1836 - 1902
- Lucy Ann Leiper
- Richard A Leiper 1946 - 2001
- Thomas Leiper 1903 - 1980
- J B Leiper 1969 - 1995
- James H Leiper 1907 - 1991
- Lois R Leiper 1894 - 1997
- Helen T Leiper 1909 - 2010