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Origin & Meaning

The name Cooper is of English origin.

The meaning of Cooper is "barrel maker".  


In the U.S. in 2014, it ranked 86 in baby name popularity for boys with 4803 occurrences.  It ranked 1704 in popular baby names for girls with 122 occurrences. 

View the Cooper Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Cooper has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Cooper to other names.


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Related Names

Variants of the name Cooper include Coopersmith.

The name Keifer is a form of Cooper.

Other Tidbits

Cooper falls into the occupational name category.

Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Cooper in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Cooper.

Just for fun, see the name Cooper in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Cooper in Nautical Flags page.

Names Like This

English names generally consist of a given name, middle name and family name. Many English speaking countries have fairly flexible naming laws. This allows the multicultural families that live in these countries to merge the naming conventions of their faiths or previous nationalities with their current homeland.

Biblical names are still very prevelant. Nature, literature, mythology, celebrity, surnames, variants of traditional names and newly invented names are all sources of English given names.

The evolution of English names in the U.K. can be traced to the various conquests and ruling power changes of its early history. The evolution of English names in America has been more influenced by the various influxes of immigrants from different parts of the world during different times in its history.