Harper (Scotland)
Harper (Derby, Wexford)
Harper (Edimburgh, Scotland)


Origen: Escocés. The ancient Dalriadan people were the ancestors of the first to use the name Harper. It was a name for a person who occupies the role of "harper". In ancient times the harper was considered an important figurehead whereby Brehon laws stated that the elegance and music of the harp "deserved" a noble status. First found in Lennox, Scotland, where they held a family seat from early times. The names Harper and Harpur have existed in Ireland since the thirteenth century. Taken from the Norman name le Harpur, the town of Harperstown in County Wexford shows where they were settled. These names were also introduced into Ulster Province by settlers from Scotland and England during the seventeenth century.

Variantes: Harper, Harpur, Harpar, Harepur y otros.




Martin Harper & Ellen Brown ( modificado el 20.03.2017 )
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William John Harper & Mary Anne Burns ( modificado el 20.03.2017 )