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Origin and Meaning of Ope

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  • A user from Nigeria says the name Ope is of African origin and means "Thankful".
  • According to a user from Nigeria, the name Ope is of African origin and means "Thankful".

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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
adjective Ope
verb Ope
To open.

From Middle English ope (“open”), shortened form of Middle English open, from Old English open (“open”). More at open.

ope was also found in the following language(s): Finnish, Latin, and Norwegian Nynorsk

Notable Persons Named Ope

Ope was born on January 10th, 1956 in Montevideo.


Ope Ajayi is an athlete for the Fountain FC.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Ope

Aimé Fidèle Opé is a sports team member for the Sabé Sports de Bouna.


Fun Facts about the name Ope

  • When was the first name Ope first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Ope is Saturday, November 18th, 1911.
  • How unique is the name Ope? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Ope. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Ope: Your name in reverse order is Epo. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Eop. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Ope born Jul 17, 1992

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Central India approximately on 1800. Your profession was map maker, astrologer, and astronomer.

Psychologically, you were timid, constrained, and quiet. You had creative talents, waited until that life to be liberated. Sometimes environment considered you strange. Your main task - to make the world more beautiful. Physical and spiritual deserts are just waiting for your touch. Keep smiling!

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
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