Origin of the name Harper
Harper is a popular first name. It is more often used as a boy (male) and a girl (female) name.
People having the name Harper are in general originating from United Kingdom, United States of America.
Name meaning of Harper
- A player on the harp
- Harp player
- Name Number: 3
- Interpretation: Communication, Interaction, Friendship, Joy, Lightness, Humor, Art, Positivity, Optimism
History and Related Information
English (mainly U.S.): transferred use of the surname, originally an occupational name for someone who played the harp. As a female name it has been borne in particular by the southern American writer Harper Lee, author of To Kill a Mockingbird (1960).
Popularity of the given name
The name Harper is ranked on the 11,552ⁿᵈ position of the most used names. It means that this name is commonly used.
We estimate that there are at least 9500 persons in the world having this name which is around 0.001% of the population.
The graph below represents the number of people who were given this name for each year since 1900 in the U.S.A.:
The name Harper has six characters. It means that it is relatively medium-length, compared to the other names in our database.
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