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Cooper /coop-er/ as a boys' name is pronounced KOO-per. It is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Cooper is "barrel maker". May also be the English form of a German surname meaning "coppersmith". Novelist James Fenimore Cooper; actor Gary Cooper.


Cooper has 1 variant: Coop.

Affiliated boy name: Kiefer.

Kreatif forms: Colper, Comper, Cuper. [more]

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Cooper is an unusual first name for males but a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#64 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Charted below is the baby name history of Cooper for boys. Cooper entered the list in 1980-1989 and reached its peak rank of #75 in the U.S. in 2010, and is presently at #86. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Cooper name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Cooper outside U.S.

Displayed below is a comparison of the history of the boy name Cooper and related names. Kiefer is the only other popular alternative form of Cooper (#86 from recent data) ranked in the Top 1000. These relations of Cooper were favored by parents in the year 2010 (average #537) and are almost as common today (#543, 1%), but with the version Kiefer becoming less trendy. Cooper is the most contemporarily stylish boy name in this compilation.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Cooper, Kiefer in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Cooper outside U.S.

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