Last name: HOPPER

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HOPPER : This last name is indexed 113,832 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

HOPPER : 1: English: occupational name for a dancer from an agent derivative of Middle English hoppen ‘to dance hop leap’ (Old English hoppian). See Hoppe 4.2: English: topographic name from Middle English hoper hopper in Sussex and Kent denoting someone who lived at a remote place probably an enclosed piece of land in marsh. The name derives from Middle English hop (see Hope) + -er and was interchangeable with (atte) hope.3: English: possibly a variant of Hooper.4: German: nickname from an agent derivative of Middle High German Middle Low German hoppen ‘to limp or stumble’.

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