First name origin & meaning:
Old English: Faith
Last name origins & meanings:
- Scottish and English: topographic name for someone who lived in
a small, enclosed valley, Middle English hop(e), or a
habitational name from a place named with this word, of which there
are examples in North Yorkshire, Lancashire, Derbyshire, Cheshire,
Shropshire, Clwyd, Devon, Herefordshire, Kent, Sussex, and
elsewhere. The surname is most common in Scotland and northern
England, and it is also established in Ireland.
- Norwegian: habitational name from any of several farmsteads, notably in
Hordaland, so named from Old Norse hóp ‘narrow bay’.
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