Who can see your post?Your post will show up in News Feed, on your profile and in search results.
137,880 Global HARPER Family Members
Stay informed about HARPER Family online & offline events!
17 HARPER Members Joined
Our in-person family gatherings
Ireland's President Higgins family message
Our TEDx talk about family gatherings
HARPER Family HistoryThis long-established and distinguished surname may be either of Anglo-Saxon or Old French origin, and is an occupational name for a player on the harp. The derivation is from the Olde English pre 7th Century "hearp", Middle English "harp", with the addition of the agent suffix "-er". In its original sense "a man who has to do with", the "-er" designates persons according to their profession or occupation. Some early forms of the name, for example, Harpour and Harpur, have their origins in the Anglo-French harpour", Old French "harpeor", a harper. In medieval times, the harper was one of the most important figures at baronial halls, festivals and fairs, and the Brehon laws of Scotland and Ireland ranked the playing of the harp as "the one art of music which deserves nobility"...
PublicAnyone on or off Wales101
FriendsYour friends on Wales101
SpecificOnly show to some friends
Only meOnly you can see your post
Invite more HARPER family members!
Write an email address and click 'Invite' to share this page with more members of the HARPER tribe.
Family Coat of Arms Generator
Why not see what your family crest could look like based on your own family characteristics?Create Crest