C names, Male, Proto-Indo-European, Surname names, Word names

Cooper

Cooper comes from an English surname, an occupational name for someone who made or repaired barrels, tubs, buckets, casks, etc. It’s made from English coop via Old English cȳpe (basket, cask), a cognate of Middle Dutch and German kuper (cooper) which may be derived from Latin cupa (tub, cask, vat) via a PIE root word.

Nicknames: Coop

Origin: Proto-Indo-European

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Variants:

  • Kooper (English)

 

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