Boy name origins & meanings
- American : Celebrity baby name
Family name origins & meanings
- English and Scottish : occupational name for a professional tumbler or acrobat, or a nickname for a restless individual with plenty of energy, Middle English hoppere, an agent derivative of Old English hoppian ‘to hop’.
- German : nickname from an agent derivative of Middle High German, Middle Low Germanhoppen ‘to limp or stumble’.
- Dutch : occupational name for a hop grower or seller, from Middle Dutch hoppe‘hop(s)’ + the agent suffix -er.