When Andries J Hoppe was born about 1733, in Bergen, New Jersey, United States, his father, Jan Hendricksen Hopper, was 52 and his mother, Rachel Terhune, was 11731. He married Marritjje Hopper on 23 November 1755, in New Barbadoes Township, Bergen, New Jersey, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters.
Some characteristic forenames: German Kurt, Hans, Gerhard, Helmut, Erwin, Fritz, Klaus, Otto, Sieg, Siegfried, Wolfgang, Erna.
North German: variant of Hopp .
South German: nickname from dialect hoppen ‘to hop’ (a variant of standard German hüpfen). This surname is also found in some of the neighboring countries, e.g. in Poland and Czechia. Compare Happy .
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