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Updated June 9, 2019

Family name origins & meanings

  • French : variant of the occupational name Harpin ‘harper’.
  • French : Savoy dialect form of the topographic name Alpin ‘dweller in the Alps’.
  • An Arpin or Herpin from Poitiers was in St. Ours by 1689.

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