Cooper

Pronunciation: ko-ho-hpe-hr
Origin: United Kingdom
gender-male
Author

Emmy Samtani

Emmy Samtani

Emmy is the founder of Kiindred and mother to 3 little ones. Over the last 4 years, she has worked with some of the most credible experts in the parenting space and is a keen contributor on all things parenthood.
Region Origin: Europe

Cooper is a gender-neutral name of English origin, meaning "barrel maker". It is an occupational name that refers to those who made barrels, vats, casks, buckets, and other containers in Medieval England, when it was a highly prized craft. The name has a strong association with craftsmanship and skill, often seen as a symbol of hard work and dedication. While Cooper was originally a surname, it has gained popularity as a given name in recent years. The name Cooper has two prominent points of origin. Most commonly, it is of English origin, where it is the 35th most prevalent surname in the country. Additionally, the surname Cooper can be geographic, relating to those from the town of Cupar in Fife, Scotland, where it has been seen since the 1200s. The name Cooper is derived from the Middle English "couper," which is adapted from Middle Dutch "kuper," a derivative of "kup," meaning "tub" or "container".

Cooper Name Popularity Data

chat-overall Overall: Cooper is currently #27 on Kiindred
gender-female Boy: Cooper is currently #27 on Kiindred Boy Names
gender-male Overall Nature: Cooper is currently #13 on Kiindred Nature Names
gender-male Boy Nature: Cooper is currently #13 on Kiindred Boy Nature Names
gender-male Overall Unique: Cooper is currently #26 on Kiindred Unique Names
gender-male Boy Unique: Cooper is currently #26 on Kiindred Boy Unique Names

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