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Hopper Name Meaning

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 German hoppen ‘to limp or stumble’. Dutch: occupational name for a hop grower or seller, from Middle Dutch hoppe ‘hop(s)’ + the agent suffix -er.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Hopfer, Kopper, Hoppe, Nopper, Hoppes, Copper, Happe, Lepper, Hooper

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Hopper Family Origin

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Hopper Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    42%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Farming

    5%

In 1880, the most common Hopper occupation in the USA was Farmer. 42% of Hopper's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hopper. A less common occupation for the Hopper family was Farming.

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Hopper Historical Records

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Hopper Life Expectancy

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