Hop History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Hop family

The surname Hop was first found in Bavaria, where the name was anciently associated with the tribal conflicts of the area. They declared allegiances to many nobles and princes of early history, lending their influence in struggles for power and status within the region. They branched into many houses, and their contributions were sought by many leaders in their search for power.

Early History of the Hop family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Hop research. Another 90 words (6 lines of text) covering the years 1789 and 1855 are included under the topic Early Hop History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Hop Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Hoop, Hoogh, Hooper, Hoopen, Hoopern, Hooperbusch, Hoopermann, Hop, Hope, Hopfer, Hood, Hooden and many more.

Early Notables of the Hop family (pre 1700)

More information is included under the topic Early Hop Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.


United States Hop migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Hop Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Hans George Hop, who settled in Philadelphia in 1753
  • Casper Hop, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1753 [1]
  • Hans Georg Hop, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1753 [1]
  • Johannes Hop, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1753 [1]
Hop Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Cathrine Hop, aged 21, who landed in New York, NY in 1852 [1]

New Zealand Hop migration to New Zealand +

Emigration to New Zealand followed in the footsteps of the European explorers, such as Captain Cook (1769-70): first came sealers, whalers, missionaries, and traders. By 1838, the British New Zealand Company had begun buying land from the Maori tribes, and selling it to settlers, and, after the Treaty of Waitangi in 1840, many British families set out on the arduous six month journey from Britain to Aotearoa to start a new life. Early immigrants include:

Hop Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century
  • Thomas Hop, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Mermaid" in 1859

Contemporary Notables of the name Hop (post 1700) +

  • Glenn Hop, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1988 [2]
  • Hop Fuller, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Louisiana, 1948 [3]


  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 14) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  3. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 4) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html


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