Cooper is a gender-neutral name of English origin. An occupational name, Cooper means “barrel maker” and refers to those who made barrels, vats, casks, buckets, and other containers in Medieval England, when it was a highly prized craft. While Cooper was originally a surname, in recept years it has seen a surge in popularity as a given name. A handy name that honors the craftsmen of yore, Cooper also has a modern edge, especially with its quick, slick nickname, Coop.
Famous People Named Cooper
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- Ashley CooperTennis Player
- Charlotte CooperTennis Player
- Cooper BarnesActor
- Cooper CronkRugby Player
- Cooper HelfetFootball Player
- Cooper HuckabeeActor
- Merian C. CooperDirector
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