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Origin & Meaning

The name Hope is of Native American origin.

The meaning of Hope is "hope".  


In the U.S. in 2014, it ranked 231  in baby name popularity for girls with 1412 occurrences.    Less than 5 boys were given the name. 

View the Hope Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Hope has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Hope to other names.


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Would you like to fingerspell the name Hope in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Hope.

Just for fun, see the name Hope in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Hope in Nautical Flags page.

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Naming a child in the Native American culture is a sacred event only to be performed by the wisest in the group, the elders. Because of the level of ritual that it is given, Native American names are considered especially significant and powerful.

Children are often named after something that appears in nature, a personality trait or their perceived destiny.

Some examples include Ooljee (Navajo name for "moon"), Weayaya (Sioux name for sunset), Ohitekah (Sioux word for brave), Abequa (Cheyenne name for "someone who stays at home"), Lomahongva (Hopi name for "rising beautiful clouds")