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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Hopewell

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Alt. Meaning

H is for happy, your wonderful laugh.

O is for old fashioned, you cherish the past.

P is for passion, your fire!

E is for excellence, your passion, your drive.

W is for wonder, the child in us all.

E is for endear, all those you touch.

L is for lively, your life is full of energy!

L is for look, the way you look at life.

Notable Persons Named Hopewell


Hopewell was born on June 28th, 1812. He left this life on June 16th, 1864.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Hopewell


Melville was born on March 27th, 1845 in Monroe County, Indiana. He left this life on May 2nd, 1911.


Jacob was born in 1831. He left this life in 1875.


William Hopewell is a soccer player for the Long Eaton Rangers F.C., Grimsby Town F.C., Derby County F.C., and Doncaster Rovers F.C. William was born in Derby.



Charles Hopewell was a List of mayors of Ottawa. Charles was born on September 22nd, 1861 in March Township, Ontario. He breathed his last breath on May 15th, 1931.


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Popularity of Hopewell as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Hopewell U.S.
  White 63.88% 64.26%
  African American 29.80% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.48% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.34% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.99% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.51% 16.26%

Of Last Name Hopewell

People with the last name Hopewell are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Hopewell

  • How Popular is the name Hopewell? As a last name Hopewell was the 18,671st most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Hopewell first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Hopewell is Wednesday, May 5th, 1880.
  • How unique is the name Hopewell? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Hopewell. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Hopewell: Your name in reverse order is Llewepoh. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Woeplhle. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Hopewell? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,473 people with the last name Hopewell.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Hopewell? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Hopewell as their last name since less than 1 person in 200k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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