Bryce Harper

PHOENIX, AZ - NOVEMBER 4: Bryce Harper, a top prospect for the W

Harper in 2011, photo by Debby Wong/

Birth Name: Bryce Aron Max Harper

Place of Birth: Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S.

Date of Birth: October 16, 1992

Ethnicity: English, Scottish, some Swedish, Dutch, German, remote Italian

Bryce Harper is an American professional baseball player. He is a right fielder and designated hitter for the Philadelphia Phillies of Major League Baseball (MLB).

Bryce was raised in an LDS (Mormon) family. His father is an iron worker. His brother, Bryan Harper, is also a professional baseball player, a pitcher. Bryce is married to Kayla Varner, with whom he has two children.

Bryce’s maternal grandfather is named James Wesley Brooks, Jr. (the son of James Wesley Brooks).

Bryce’s maternal grandmother is Joan L. Duncan (the daughter of James Stanley Duncan and Louie Barkdull). James was the son of Elmer James Duncan and Ethel Edna Stott. Louie was the daughter of Howard Nicholas Barkull and Minerva Snow Stringham.

Sources: Genealogy of Bryce Harper –

Obituary of Bryce’s maternal great-grandmother, Louie (Barkdull) Duncan –

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