Huppe Family History
Huppe Name Meaning
French: nickname from huppe ‘hoopoe’ (the bird) based on this bird's cry or applied to someone with a hair resembling the hoopoe's crest or perhaps with a long curved nose resembling its bill. French (Huppé): nickname related to 1 above from the past participle of the Old French verb huper ‘to utter a long cry’. German (Hüppe): from a pet form (Hubo) of the personal name Hugebert composed of the elements hug ‘spirit thought’ + berht ‘bright famous’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press