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Updated June 9, 2019

Family name origins & meanings

  • English : from the medieval personal name Hobb(e) (see Hobbs).
  • Dutch : from Middle Dutch hoppe ‘hops’, hence a metonymic occupational name for a grower or seller of hops.
  • Dutch : from a pet form of the personal name Hubrecht (see Hubert).
  • South German : variant of Hoppe 3.
  • North German form of Hopf.

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