What does Cooper mean?
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]
How popular is Cooper?
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)
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.
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Suggested similar baby names are Bonner, Booker▼, Broder, Calder, Cappel, Carter▲, Carver, Caspar, Casper▼, Chipper, Codey▼, Coe, Colbee, Colbey, Colden, Colet, Coley, Colier, Collen, Colley, Collier, Colter, Colver, Colvert, Coney, Conlen, Conner▲, Connor▲, Cooke, Cookie, Cope, Corben, Coree, Corey▲, Corie, Corley, Cortes, Cosme, Coster, Coulter, Courey, Coxe, Coye, Cramer, Crooke, Culver, Cutler, Draper, Folker, Foster▼, Gasper, Glover, Gower, Harper, Homer▼, Hooker, Hooper, Hopper, Jasper▲, Joiner, Joyner, Konner, Loeber, Loller, Pepper, Piper, Potter, Roger▼, Roper, Rover, Shomer, Sommer, Topher, Tower and Volker. These names tend to be more frequently used than Cooper.