Hoop Family History
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Hoop Name Meaning
Dutch (de Hoop): metonymic occupational name for a cooper, from Middle Dutch houp ‘hoop’. Dutch (van (der) Hoop): habitational name from De Hoop in Gelderland or Hoop in Overijssel, or Ter Hope in Gistel, West Flanders (Belgium). North German: topographic name for someone who lived on a raised piece of land in a bog, hop, or a habitational name from a place named with this word.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press