expectation or belief

ORIGIN:British
POPULARITY:537
Every parent has the hope that their baby will be happy and healthy. If you give birth to a girl, consider calling her this virtuous name. It’s no surprise that its Old English origin means "expectation or belief.” It's one of three qualities described in the Bible (the other two are faith and charity), and in the 17th century, it was a popular name among the Puritan communities. Scoring a goal with her name is Olympic gold medalist and soccer player Hope Solo.

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