Name: Hopper

Origin and Meaning of the Name Hopper

  • Meaning:
    Professional acrobat; jumper
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  • Meaning:
    One who jumps or hops
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  • Pronunciation:
    (HOP er)
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    Itself (Hopper)
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Miscellaneous Info for Hopper

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  • Used in:
    English speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    Anglicization of the German surname 'Hupfer' which was an occupational name denoting one who was a professional acrobat in a fair or circus. This name was also given to people who acted overly exuberant or 'jumpy'.

    The surname of legendary American actor Dennis Hopper, Sean Penn and Robin Wright Penn named their son Hopper to honor him.

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