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Gender: Male Meaning of Hopper: "hop grower or seller" Origin of Hopper: English

The name Hopper is a boy's name of English origin meaning "hop grower or seller". Hopper and is often added to lists like Attitude Names for Boys and discussed in our forums with posts like "Boys Makeover- Two Middles".

From the experts:

Sean and Robin Wright Penn chose this name for their son to honor their friend Dennis Hopper; others might associate it with the painter Edward. Couldn't be more spirited.

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Famous People Named Hopper

Hopper Penn, son of actors Sean Penn and Robin Wright Penn
Dennis Hopper, American actor
Edward Hopper, American painter
Grace Hopper, computer scientist who invented the compiler

Pop Culture References for the name Hopper

Hopper, the leader of the grasshoppers and primary antagonist in Pixar's "A Bug's Life"
Chief Jim Hopper, one of the main characters in the hit Netflix series "Stranger Things"


AshleyLauren84 Says:


Love this name. Working in the education field for over 15 years I have heared a lot of different names but never this one. I like it and I put it on my list. I think it only goes with an H last name as well. It grew on me. Also I’m a Stranger things fan ;)