Harper (name)


Harper (name)

Harper is a Scottish family name which has also seen popularity as a given name.

Harper as a surname

*Ben Harper (1969— ), American musician
*Bill Harper (1897–1989), Scottish football (soccer) goalkeeper
*Billy Harper (1943—), American jazz saxophonist
*Blake Harper (1968— ), Canadian pornographic actor
*Charley Harper (1922—2007), American artist and illustrator
*Clifford Harper (1949— ), English anarchist and cartoonist
*Daryl Harper (1951— ), Australian Test cricket umpire
*Dawn Harper (1984- ), US gold medalist in 100 meter hurdles
*Derek Harper (1961— ), American former professional basketball player
*Edith Harper, pseudonym of Anna Wickham (1884–1947), British poet and feminist
*Elijah Harper (1949— ), Aboriginal Cree Canadian politician and band chief
*Emily Harper (1981— ), American actress
*Frances Harper (1825–1911), American abolitionist and poet
*Gisèle Côté-Harper, Canadian law professor and human rights activist
*Graeme Harper, British television director
*Hannah Harper (1982— ), British actress
*Heather Harper (1930— ), Irish operatic soprano
*Hill Harper (1973— ), American film, television and stage actor
*Jessica Harper (1949— ), American actress and producer, singer and author of children's music and books
*John Harper (politician), former member of the Kentucky House of Representatives
*John William Harper (1916–1944), English recipient of the Victoria Cross
*Kevin Harper (1976— ), Scottish Association Football player
*Louis Harper, Scottish civil engineer
*Lynne Harper (1946–1959), Canadian murder victim
*Mark Harper (contemporary), British politician, Member of Parliament
*Nick Harper (1965— ), British singer/songwriter/guitarist, son of Roy Harper
*Pat Harper, American TV news anchorwoman who, for a story, pretended to be homeless
*Peter Harper, blues musician
*Reg Harper (contemporary), Canadian politician from Prince Edward Island
*Robert Goodloe Harper (1765–1825), American politician, senator from Maryland
*Robin Harper (1940— ), Scottish politician, Member of the Scottish Parliament
*Roger Harper (1963— ), West Indian cricket player
*Ron Harper (1964— ), American basketball player
*Roy Harper (1941— ), British singer-songwriter, father of Nick Harper
*Skinny Bobby Harper (1939–2003), American radio and video DJ
*Stephen Harper (1959— ), current (22nd) Prime Minister of Canada
*Steve Harper (footballer) (1975— ), English football player
*Susan Harper (1952— ), Canadian diplomat
*Tom Harper, former coach of the Wake Forest college football program
*Tom Harper, a pseudonym for novelist Edwin Thomas
*Tommy Harper (1940— ), American former baseball player
*Valerie Harper (1940— ), American actress
*William Allen Harper, JFK assassination witness
*William Claude Harper (born 1944), American jewelry artist
*William Edmund Harper (1878–1940), Canadian astronomer
*William Harper (composer & photographer) (1949-), composer
*William Harper (South Carolina) (1790-1847), a US Senator from South Carolina
*William Rainey Harper (1856-1906), first president of the University of Chicago

Harper as a given name

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*Harper Goff (1911–1993), American artist, musician, and actor
*Harper Lee (born 1926), American novelist

Fictional people

* Kate Harper, character on the television show "The West Wing"
* Owen Harper, one of the main protagonists in the television series "Torchwood"
* Patrick Harper (fiction), character in the television series "Sharpe"
* Seamus Zelazny Harper, character in the television series "Gene Roddenberry's Andromeda"
* Several characters in the American sitcom "Mama's Family":
** Ellen Harper
** Naomi Harper
** Thelma Harper
** Vinton "Vint" Harper


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