Hampus Name Meaning & Origin
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Swedish diminutive for Hans or from the Old German name Hampo based on Hamprecht ("bright house".) Another source suggests Hamprecht was formed from the elements Hagano (hawthorn) and Berht (bright). The multitude of variants of the name also in last name use suggest that Hamprecht was a popular name in the Middle Ages in Germany.
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Axel Hampus Dahlström, Finnish architect in late 19th century.
Hampus Lindholm, Swedish pro hockey player for the Anaheim Ducks
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