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Cooper Name Popularity

    

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How popular is Cooper?

Ranking 79th in popularity in the United States for boys in 2016, the name Cooper is popular.

Currently in the top 100, this name has not always been in the top 1000.

It reached its highest popularity RANKING of #75 in 2010.

However, the name was bestowed upon the greatest number of babies in 2015 with 5,257 occurrences.

The least number of children given the name Cooper was less than 5, most recently in 1908.

Decidely upward trends in the number of babies given the name Cooper occurred roughly during the years 1909-1912, 1914-1918, 1943-1946, 1967-1970, and 1975-2008.

Overall, when compared to its most prominent year, the name's popularity is at or near its highest point.

How popular will Cooper be?

Cooper's popularity has been soaring upward for some time. however, the number of children named Cooper lately has remained about the same.

The name Cooper is favored by many parents and has recently started to plateu at its present level but may also begin to make a more decisive move up or down.

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   Cooper (Girl)Cooper (Boy)
Year %No. of Babies Given NamePopul. RankNo. of Babies Given NamePopul. Rank
2016 122 1,725 4,951 79
2015 110 1,857 5,257 77
2014 122 1,712 4,833 86
2013 107 1,878 4,887 84
2012 103 1,919 5,191 83
2011 108 1,857 5,176 82
2010 85 2,259 5,255 75
2009 75 2,515 5,072 84
2008 122 1,790 5,046 92
2007 100 2,038 4,619 96
2006 68 2,639 3,747 113
2005 68 2,532 3,392 120
2004 83 2,156 3,045 133
2003 44 3,305 2,368 166
2002 33 3,905 1,931 195
2001 26 4,584 1,802 202
2000 26 4,553 1,405 241
1999 21 5,070 1,190 261
1998 20 5,180 1,177 254
1997 25 4,251 839 315
1996 21 4,766 667 363
1995 18 5,261 632 375
1994 24 4,268 518 439
1993 5 13,923 425 492
1992 11 7,628 349 546
1991 7 10,504 267 625
1990 14 6,191 208 706
1989 < 5 -- 173 750
1988 13 5,970 144 787
1987 < 5 -- 136 794
1986 < 5 -- 105 886
1985 7 8,523 109 868
1984 < 5 -- 90 923
1983 < 5 -- 71 1,049
1982 < 5 -- 82 993
1981 < 5 -- 52 1,275
1980 < 5 -- 52 1,294
1979 < 5 -- 49 1,322
1978 < 5 -- 24 2,022
1977 < 5 -- 29 1,787
1976 < 5 -- 21 2,186
1975 < 5 -- 22 2,076
1974 < 5 -- 25 1,835
1973 < 5 -- 17 2,323
1972 < 5 -- 14 2,556
1971 < 5 -- 21 1,996
1970 < 5 -- 19 2,074
1969 < 5 -- 12 2,572
1968 < 5 -- 13 2,342
1967 < 5 -- 7 3,305
1966 < 5 -- 15 2,062
1965 < 5 -- 26 1,522
1964 < 5 -- 30 1,438
1963 < 5 -- 18 1,911
1962 < 5 -- 8 3,092
1961 < 5 -- 14 2,250
1960 < 5 -- 13 2,340
1959 < 5 -- 8 3,085
1958 < 5 -- 7 3,329
1957 < 5 -- 10 2,666
1956 < 5 -- 14 2,190
1955 < 5 -- 17 1,909
1954 < 5 -- 12 2,340
1953 < 5 -- 16 1,972
1952 < 5 -- 10 2,559
1951 < 5 -- 21 1,653
1950 < 5 -- 5 3,783
1949 < 5 -- 9 2,646
1948 < 5 -- 10 2,477
1947 < 5 -- 14 2,094
1946 < 5 -- 19 1,648
1945 < 5 -- 14 1,865
1944 < 5 -- 10 2,339
1943 < 5 -- 8 2,773
1942 < 5 -- 12 2,169
1941 < 5 -- 12 2,105
1940 < 5 -- 9 2,512
1939 < 5 -- 13 1,977
1938 < 5 -- 20 1,528
1937 < 5 -- 9 2,523
1936 < 5 -- 18 1,598
1935 < 5 -- 16 1,779
1934 < 5 -- 11 2,292
1933 < 5 -- 10 2,401
1932 < 5 -- 11 2,347
1931 < 5 -- 11 2,350
1930 < 5 -- 16 1,908
1929 < 5 -- 22 1,572
1928 < 5 -- 9 2,893
1927 < 5 -- 16 2,059
1926 < 5 -- 19 1,803
1925 < 5 -- 17 1,948
1924 < 5 -- 16 2,064
1923 < 5 -- 16 2,039
1922 < 5 -- 19 1,835
1921 < 5 -- 18 1,922
1920 < 5 -- 20 1,767
1919 < 5 -- 23 1,541
1918 < 5 -- 25 1,455
1917 < 5 -- 15 2,004
1916 < 5 -- 20 1,602
1915 < 5 -- 18 1,671
1914 < 5 -- 10 2,136
1913 < 5 -- 12 1,599
1912 < 5 -- 20 1,032
1911 < 5 -- 10 1,133
1910 < 5 -- 10 1,058
1909 < 5 -- 9 1,035
1908 < 5 -- < 5 --
1907 < 5 -- < 5 --
1906 < 5 -- < 5 --
1905 < 5 -- 5 1,274
1904 < 5 -- < 5 --
1903 < 5 -- < 5 --
1902 < 5 -- < 5 --
1901 < 5 -- < 5 --
1900 < 5 -- 6 1,197
1899 < 5 -- < 5 --
1898 < 5 -- 6 1,028
1897 < 5 -- < 5 --
1896 < 5 -- 5 1,130
1895 < 5 -- 5 1,116
1894 < 5 -- 5 1,117
1893 < 5 -- < 5 --
1892 < 5 -- < 5 --
1891 < 5 -- < 5 --
1890 < 5 -- < 5 --
1889 < 5 -- 5 1,000
1888 < 5 -- < 5 --
1887 < 5 -- 5 959
1886 < 5 -- 6 866
1885 < 5 -- 8 714
1884 < 5 -- < 5 --
1883 < 5 -- < 5 --
1882 < 5 -- 6 860
1881 < 5 -- < 5 --
1880 < 5 -- < 5 --

United States name popularity data is provided by the Social Security Administration and is based on Social Security card applications.

Data for a given year is not made available until well into the next year.

Data reflects what was recorded and has not been edited for errors, so for example the gender associated with a name may be incorrect.

The more babies that are given a particular name, the higher the popularity ranking. If multiple names have the same usage, the tie is broken by assigning popularity rank in alphabetical order. Therefore in the case of names with fewer occurrences, names with the same number of occurrences may have vastly different rankings because they will be interranked alphabetically.

To safeguard privacy, the SSA does not include names with less than 5 occurrences.

Please note, we update the data each May when the SSA releases new figures. All data changes at that time, including previous years, which will change minutely based on new information.