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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Lep"er
A person affected with leprosy.

Etymology: OE. lepre leprosy, F. l├Ępre, L. leprae lepra, fr. Gr. le`pra, fr. lepro`s scaly, fr. le`pos scale, le`pein to peel

Other Dictionary Sources
  1. A pariah who is avoided by others
  2. A person afflicted with leprosy

Middle English lepre, leprosy, from Old French, from Latin leprae, lepra, from Ancient Greek λέπρα (lépra).

  1. A person who has leprosy.
  2. A person who is shunned; a pariah.

Notable Persons Named Leper


Notable Persons With the Last Name Leper

He left this life in 1360.


He holds the title Saint. Finian was born in Leinster. He passed away in 560.


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Fun Facts about the name Leper

  • When was the first name Leper first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Leper is Saturday, November 8th, 1952.
  • How unique is the name Leper? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Leper. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Leper: Your name in reverse order is Repel. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Eerpl. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Leper born Jan 1, 1982

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of France approximately on 1800. Your profession was seaman, dealer, businessman, and broker.

Psychologically, you had a Bohemian personality - mysterious, highly gifted, capable of understanding ancient books. Magical abilities, could be a servant of dark forces. Your problem - to learn to love and to trust the Universe. You are bound to think, study, reflect and develop inner wisdom.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
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