Hope: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Hope

Hope

Pronunciation: HOHP (key)

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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Comments and insights on the name Hope: | Edit

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.

Personal experiences with the name Hope: | Edit

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!

Nicknames for Hope: | Edit

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

Hope in song, story & screen: | Edit

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.

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