Last name: RAPER

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RAPER : This last name is indexed 26,877 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

RAPER : 1: English (Yorkshire and Durham): northern variant of Roper. In southern dialects of English Old English -ā- became Middle English -ō- whereas in Yorkshire -a- was preserved and gave rise to this form of the surname.2: Possibly also an altered form of German Röper or Röber (see Roeber).

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