US Popularity:85
Meaning:barrel maker
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 Cooper
    Tennis Player
  • Charlotte Cooper
    Tennis Player
  • Cooper Barnes
  • Cooper Cronk
    Rugby Player
  • Cooper Helfet
    Football Player
  • Cooper Huckabee
  • Merian C. Cooper

Cooper Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Cooper is currently #297 on The Bump
Boy:Cooper is currently #170 on The Bump Boy Names
Girl:Cooper is currently #223 on The Bump Girl Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Cooper is currently #85 in U.S. births
Boy:Cooper is currently #52 in U.S. births
Girl:Cooper is currently #1388 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
+ 205
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data
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