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Gender: Male Meaning of Draper: "cloth merchant" Origin of Draper: English occupational name

The name Draper is a boy's name of English origin meaning "cloth merchant". Draper and is often added to lists like Occupational Baby Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Choose Their Stage Names".

From the experts:

Other occupational names would be more commonly accepted, though the Mad Men character has certainly brought it to the fore.

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Famous People Named Draper

Polly Draper, American actress
Alex Draper Wolff, American actor/musician

Pop Culture References for the name Draper

Don Draper, from "Mad Men"
Jackie Draper, little boy from the children's story "Puff the Magic Dragon"


RainstreamofSpiritClan Says:


A little boy at my church is named this, but spelled Drayper.

Kryssy V Says:


Love the name, but I don't think I'd have the guts to name my son this. I do think Drapes is an adorable nickname though. Can mostly see this as a man name, not really for a little boy.