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What does Hopper mean?

Hopper Pronunciation of Hopper [hop-per] as a boys' name is of Welsh derivation, and the meaning of Hopper is "bright fame". Hopper is a version of Hopkin (Welsh).

Associated with: bright, fame.


1 relation via Hopkin: Hoppner.

Creative forms:
(male) Haper, Hobper, ..

(female) Hopher, Hopperi, ..

Middle name pairings:
Hopper Ty (H.T.), ..

How popular is Hopper?

Hopper is a rare given name for men but a very popular surname for all people (#1192 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Hopper has not made it into the Top 2000 thus far. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Hopper name in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Hopper is alike in pronunciation to Hooper. Other recommended names are Bonner, Booker, Colier, Colter, Colver, Conner, Cooper, Dover, Draper, Foster, Fowler, Gasper, Gomer, Gower, Haider, Halver, Hammer, Harper, Harpur, Havier, Hayder, Heber, Heiner, Heller, Hiller, Hobert, Hobie, Hodge, Hodges, Holden, Holmes, Homar, Homer, Homere, Homero, Hooker, Horten, Hoshea, Howie, Howlen, Hunter, Jasper, Jesper, Joiner, Joyner, Kacper, Kappler, Kasper, Kepler, Keppler, Konner, Loeber, Loller, Lother, Napier, Neper, Pepper, Piper, Porter, Potter, Prosper, Rodger, Roger, Roper, Rover, Royer, Skipper, Sommer, Speer, Topher, Torger, Tower, Tupper and Volker. These names tend to be more commonly used than Hopper.

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