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Gender: Female Meaning of Cooper: "barrel maker" Origin of Cooper: English surname

The name Cooper is a girl's name meaning "barrel maker". Cooper and discussed in our forums with posts like "Generation CAF #7".

From the experts:

Cooper is one of the American names used much more often in the US for boys and is also one of the most popular dog names. More than 120 American parents chose it for their baby girls in the most recent year counted....versus nearly 5000 baby boys. For better or worse, it is one of the more masculine-sounding surname-names.

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Famous People Named Cooper

Cooper London (b. 1996), daughter of actors Jason London and Charlie Spradling

Pop Culture References for the name Cooper

Cooper, character on TV's "Grandfathered"
Rebekah Cooper, main character of Tamora Pierce's "Provost's Dog" trilogy