Hope is a sweet and simple “virtue name” (along with Charity and Grace) that has been a perennial favorite among parents across the decades. The name, originally used by Puritans, has been in the top 1,000 for every year save one since 1880. Hope is also frequently used as a middle name.


  • english: The feeling that a desire will be fulfilled

Syllables: 1

Famous Namesakes:

Soccer player Hope Solo, Actress Hope Davis

Celebrity Babies:

Daughter of Brad Garrett, Daughter of Fred Willard