Napier Surname History
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- Napier spelling & pronunciation
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Napier Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity
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The nationality of Napier may be very difficult to determine because countries change over time, making the original nationality indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Napier may be in dispute depending on whether the surname came in to being naturally and independently in different locales; for example, in the case of family names that come from a profession, which can appear in multiple places independently (such as the family name "Fisher" which was given to fishermen).
Napier Meaning & Etymology
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The meaning of Napier come may come from a craft, such as the name "Miller" which referred to the profession of working in a mill. Some of these profession-based surnames might be a profession in another language. Because of this it is important to understand the ethnicity of a name, and the languages spoken by its ancestors. Many modern names like Napier originate from religious texts such as the Quran, the Bible, the Bhagavadgītā, and other related texts. Often these names relate to a religious expression such as "Lamb of God".
Napier Pronunciation & Spelling Variations
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Knowing spelling variations and alternate spellings of the Napier name are important to understanding the etymology of the name. Surnames like Napier transform in how they're spelled as they travel across communities, family branches, and countries over time. In early history when few people could write, names such as Napier were transcribed based on their pronunciation when people's names were recorded in government records. This could have led to misspellings of Napier.
Last names similar to NapierNapiera, Napieracz, Napieraez, Napieraj, Napieraj rainer, Napierakowski, Napierala, Napierale, Napieraliki, Napieralki, Napieralla, Napieralla-feld, Napieralld-feld, Napieralsk, Napieralska, Napieralska-kalley, Napieralski, Napieralsky, Napierandre, Napier-asbur
Napier Family Tree
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- Napier Daughter Napier
- Alexander Napier Napier--knight, 5th Laird of Merchiston 1479 - 1513
- Archibald Napier Napier 1449 - 1521
- Lilias Colquhoun Napier
- John Napier 1392 - 1437
- Elizabeth Napier
- Archibald Napier ? - 1645
- Archibald Napier ? - 1660
- Elisabeth Napier
- Sarah Maria Ann Napier 1846 - 1901