Huppe Family History
Huppe Name Meaning
French: from huppe ‘hoopoe’ (the bird), perhaps applied as a nickname for someone with hair resembling the hoopoe’s crest or a with a long curved nose resembling its bill. German (also Hüppe): from a pet form (Hubo) of the personal name Hugebert, composed of hug ‘spirit’, ‘thought’ + berht ‘bright’, ‘famous’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press