Cooper

Cooper - A unique male name



  Sep 23,2018      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Cooper, meaning barrel maker, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1912 on position #1002. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Cooper and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Cooper? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Cooper. The baby boy name Cooper was given to 5,156 baby boys in 2012, ranking #83 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 318 baby boys were given this name - making this a unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Cooper peaked in popularity 8 years ago in 2010 on position 75.



Famous with this name

Nesta Cooper
Camille Cooper
Bradley Cooper


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Cooper is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Cooper is currently topping the baby name charts in Montana at position #11 - and is the least popular in District of Columbia at position #216.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Cooper is where you live.


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Cooper origin and meaning

Cooper is a 6 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means barrel maker. To see famous people named Cooper, pop culture references for the name Cooper and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Cooper

We've found the following names that sound similar to Cooper, sorted by popularity.

Casper / Coopar / Copper /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
201283
201182
201075
200984
200892
200796
2006113
2005120
2004133
2003166
2002193
2001201
2000240
1999260
1998251
1997313
1996356
1995376
1994430
1993488
1992552
1991647
1990766
1989790
1988868
1987906
19861062
1985943
1984974
19831407
19821152
19811553
19801875
19791931
19772021
19741886
19461544
19311619
19221621
19191542
19181666
19121002

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Montana11
South Dakota13
Iowa21
Idaho21
Vermont23
Nebraska25
Wyoming26
Utah32
Arkansas33
Missouri41
North Dakota41
Maine41
Kansas42
Oklahoma46
New Hampshire48
Indiana48
Alabama52
Colorado52
Washington61
Kentucky62
Ohio62
Minnesota64
Wisconsin64
Louisiana64
Tennessee68
Mississippi70
North Carolina70
Pennsylvania70
West Virginia71
Rhode Island75
Oregon77
South Carolina78
Georgia79
Alaska79
Illinois84
Michigan84
Massachusetts89
Virginia90
Maryland97
Texas100
Connecticut102
New Jersey104
Florida110
Arizona112
New York117
Nevada124
Delaware134
New Mexico152
Hawaii170
California176
District of Columbia216

Even more about Cooper


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Cooper a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a unique male name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Cooper?

2 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
2010
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Cooper
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 318
Letter count 6
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1912
2012 births +5,156

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