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Napier Name Meaning

Scottish: occupational name for a producer or seller of table linen or for a naperer, the servant in charge of the linen in use in a great house, Middle English, Old French nap(p)ier, an agent derivative of Old French nappe ‘table cloth’ (Latin mappa). Compare Napper. Shortened form of Polish Napierala or a similar name.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

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Napier Family Origin

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Napier Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Farm Laborer

    4%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Napier family was Farm Laborer. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Napier. The most common Napier occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Napier's were Farmers.

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