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Gender: Male Meaning of Napier: "producer or seller of table linens" Origin of Napier: Scottish occupational name

Napier Origin and Meaning

The name Napier is a boy's name of Scottish origin meaning "producer or seller of table linens".

The surname of the influential early Scottish inventor of logarithms could make an inspiring middle name choice for a mathematically inclined family.

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napierm Says:

2019-09-06T22:45:28

Napier is a Scottish surname found in Scotland, Australia and the USA. I am the only person in the world that I know of that has it as a first name, although several people use it as a middle name, usually because it was a maternal family name. I was teased with the nickname corruption "nappy" as a child, but loved the uniqueness of the name as I grew older. The origin predates "napery" as indicated above and is actually Scottish for "na' meaning "no' and "pier" meaning "peer,' meaning "no peer" or "no equal."

Zoey_Artemisia Says:

2015-03-18T05:06:57

This makes me think of nappies (another word for diapers)

Catastroffy Says:

2015-01-08T15:08:46

When I saw this it immediately made me think of nappies.