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Meaning and name origin

Hope \ho-pe\ as a girl's name is pronounced hope. It is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Hope is "expectation; belief". One of three names/qualities (Faith, Hope, Charity) described in the Bible at I Corinthians 13:13; was favored for sisters by Puritans and Catholics. A legendary trio with the names were the daughters of Saint Sophia, whose name means "wisdom". Actress Hope Lange.

For more information, see also the related girl name Verity.


Popularity

Hope is a very popular first name for females (#427 out of 4276) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#1800 out of 88799) (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Hope for girls (2014 statistics).


Top 1000 baby names ranking of Hope name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Hope outside U.S.

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Hope and related names. Variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Charity, Faith and Hope. (2014 statistics).


Top 1000 baby names ranking of Charity, Faith, Hope in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Charity, Faith, Hope outside U.S.


Similar Names

A suggested similar baby name is Hebe. This name tends to be less commonly used than Hope.

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