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11/16/2019, 11:04 AM Mike C update #105
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Gender Feminine & Masculine
Usage English
Pronounced Pron. HAHR-pər

Meaning & History

From an Old English surname that originally belonged to a person who played the harp or who made harps. A notable bearer was the American author Harper Lee (1926-2016), who wrote To Kill a Mockingbird.