Virtue name

Hope Origin and Meaning

The name Hope is a girl's name of English origin.

Can a name as virtuous as Hope be cool and trendy? Strangely enough -- yes. But though this optimistic Puritan favorite is experiencing substantial popularity, Hope is too pure and elegant to be corrupted, a lovely classic that deserves all the attention it's getting.

Hope, along with Faith and Charity, is one of the three theological virtues, first used as a Christian name in the seventeenth century by the Puritans. Hope and Faith have often been given to twins.

There have been characters named Hope on four different soap operas. The TV show Raising Hope was about, yes, raising a child named Hope--formerly named Princess Beyonce. Brad Garrett has a daughter named Hope.

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Hope Rank in Nameberry Top 1000

Hope Popularity

Famous People Named Hope

  • (Helen) Hope Montgomery ScottAmerican socialite and philanthropist
  • Hope DavisAmerican actress
  • Hope Amelia SoloAmerican soccer player
  • Hope HicksAmerican former White House communications director and model
  • Hope DworaczykAmerican model
  • Hope Elise Ross LangeAmerican actress
  • (Sarah) Hope SummersAmerican actress
  • Hope Marie CarltonAmerican model and actress
  • Hope SandovalAmerican lead singer of band Mazzy Star
  • Hope Elizabeth "Liza" SoberanoFilipino,American Actress
  • Hope Vistalead singer of the anthem,rock band VISTA
  • Destiny Hope Cyrusbirth name of singer Miley Cyrus
  • JHope, stage name of Jung Hoseok; rapper, dancer, and member of the South Korean boy band BTS
  • Hope Willarddaughter of actor Fred Willard
  • Hope Buxtondaughter of TV/radio personality Adam Buxton
  • Hope Kinnear (b. 2014)daughter of actors Rory Kinnear and Pandora Colin
  • Hope Catherine Kotb (adopted 2019)daughter of TV personality Hoda Kotb
  • Hope Beel (b. 1989) American Bikini Model & Fitness Coach

Hope in Pop Culture

  • Hope Chancetitle baby on TV's "Raising Hope"
  • Hope WilliamsBrady, character on American soap "Days of Our Lives"
  • Hope Logancharacter on American soap "The Bold and the Beautiful"
  • Hope AdamsCharacter in Kelley Armstrong books "Women of the Otherworld"
  • Hope Mikaelsoncharacter on TV's "The Originals"
  • Hope SwanJones, character on TV's "Once Upon A Time"
  • Hope ManningThornhart, character on American soap "One Life To Live"
  • Hope Bauercharacter on American soap "Guiding Light"
  • Hope Adams Wilsoncharacter on American soap "The Young and the Restless"
  • Hope Finchcharacter in book/film "Running with Scissors"
  • Hope Burnforddaughter in movie "Homeward Bound;" owner of Sassy the cat
  • Hope Cladwellcharacter in musical "Urinetown"
  • Hope Yanceymain character in the novel "Hope Was Here"
  • Hope van Dynecharacter in Marvel Universe
  • Hope Summerscharacter in Marvel Universe
  • Hope Jensencharacter in the game "Assassin's Creed: Rogue"
  • "Hope" episode of TV's "Criminal Minds" involving a girl of the same name
  • Hope Estheimmale character in video game "Final Fantasy XIII"
  • "Night falls with gravitythe earth turns from sanity, taking my only friend I know, he leaves a lot, his name is Hope" Line from "Semi,Automatic" by Twenty One Pilots
  • "Hope" 2013 Korean film, based on a true story

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