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The name Cooper has the following meaning:

One who makes barrels.
It is a male name, suitable for baby boys.


As a baby boy name, Cooper is currently a popular baby name, with a recent overall USA popularity ranking of 158 out of 1000 (source: 2000s U.S. Census).

In 2009, the name Cooper rose in popularity, moving up the USA Top 1000 charts in Year 2009, by 8 places. For the Year 2009, it ranked 84 in the Top 1000 charts.

The following chart shows the popularity of the name Cooper in the USA, over the past 100 years.
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The name Cooper is pronounced as koo-pur


Cooper originates from the English language.

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Related names

The following names are baby names related to Cooper and are suitable names for brothers and sisters of Cooper: Boys - Booker, Brayan, Carlton, Darryl, Edgar, Grover, Kyan, Mekhi, Tyrell, Girls - Asia, Dayana, Disa, Dovie, Elle, Erlene, Evelin, Janessa, Journey, Kassie, Lauretta, Lissie, Lizette, Meadow, Melba, Misty, Princess, Sherlyn, Sommer, Sunshine, Tangela, Both genders - Dale, Rylan


Popular Variants for the name Cooper: Coop, Coopar, Coopersmith, Coopir, Coopor, Coopur, Coopyr, Cupere, Koop, Koopar, Koopersmith, Koopir, Koopor, Koopur, Koopyr, Kupere


Common nicknames for the name Cooper are: Coop


We think the name Cooper should fall under the following style category: Last Names.

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Based on our research, most people would imagine a person with the name Cooper to be: A quiet chap

In one word, you might describe Cooper as a(n) "quiet" person.

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Famous persons

The names of some famous persons by the name Cooper (or its variants) are:

Cooper Carlisle , born on 11 August , a famous athlete. Cooper Carlisle 's background: A football player. He is a Guard and Tackle for the Oakland Raiders. He was taken in the fourth round, 113th overall in 2000.

J. Cooper Smeaton , born on 22 July, a famous athlete. J. Cooper Smeaton 's background: A Canadian professional ice hockey referee and head coach.

Cooper Wallace , born on 26 April, a famous athlete. Cooper Wallace 's background: An American football tight end who is a practice squad player for the San Francisco 49ers of the National Football League.
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