Cooper Meaning and Origin
The name Cooper is a unisex name meaning “barrel maker” and is of English origin. Cooper was an English occupational name for a maker and repairer of wooden vessels such as barrels, tubs, buckets, casks, and vats. The name comes from Middle English couper, from Middle Dutch kuper, a derivative of kup ‘tub,’ ‘container,’ borrowed into English as coop. The popularity of the surname, its cognates, and equivalents bear witness that it was one of the chief specialist trades in the Middle Ages in Europe. The name Cooper was #80 in popularity in 2019 for a boy. Cooper pairs well with the middle names Preston, Avery.
Lists with the name Cooper: 100 Cute First and Middle Names for Boys, 20 Preppy Boy Names Destined for a Prestigious Future