Gender Feminine & Masculine
Usage English
Pronounced Pron. HAHR-pər

Meaning & History

From an English surname that originally belonged to a person who played or made harps (Old English hearpe). A notable bearer was the American author Harper Lee (1926-2016), who wrote To Kill a Mockingbird. It rapidly gained popularity in the 2000s and 2010s, entering the American top ten for girls in 2015.

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Entry updated January 21, 2022