Hope: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Hope
Origin of the name Hope:
Derived from the vocabulary word hope which is derived from the Old English hopa (expectation, hope, wish). The name, first bestowed by the Puritans, continues to be popular.
From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.
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My daughter's name is Hope, and I have NEVER regretted it! I love the meaning, and it is unusual and beautiful at the same time.
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My name is Hope. I like it, but I'm usually called Hopie. The thing I don't like is that I can't ever find objects with my name on it besides breast cancer awareness objects. Other than that, I love it, because it's unique.
A great middle name!!
My Sister name is Hope and she is so, so, so cute!
We named our baby Hope Cristina. I think it's such a beautiful name, and has a powerful meaning.
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Hopie, Hopey, Hopeful
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- Famous real-life people named Hope: | Edit
Hope Lange, American actress
Hope Davis, American actress
Hope Solo, American soccer player, olympic gold medalist
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Hope Steadman, character on 90s TV show "thirtysomething", played by Mel Harris
Hope Brady, character on the NBC soap opera "Days of Our Lives," played by Kristian Alfonso
Hope Chance, character on the TV show Raising Hope.
Hope Shanowski, character on the American TV show Hope & Faith