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Cooper

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How popular is the baby name Cooper in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1882 6 0 6
1885 8 0 8
1886 6 0 6
1887 5 0 5
1889 5 0 5
1894 5 0 5
1895 5 0 5
1896 5 0 5
1898 6 0 6
1900 6 0 6
1905 5 0 5
1909 9 0 9
1910 10 0 10
1911 10 0 10
1912 20 0 20
1913 12 0 12
1914 10 0 10
1915 18 0 18
1916 20 0 20
1917 15 0 15
1918 25 0 25
1919 23 0 23
1920 20 0 20
1921 18 0 18
1922 19 0 19
1923 16 0 16
1924 16 0 16
1925 17 0 17
1926 19 0 19
1927 16 0 16
1928 9 0 9
1929 22 0 22
1930 16 0 16
1931 11 0 11
1932 11 0 11
1933 10 0 10
1934 11 0 11
1935 16 0 16
1936 18 0 18
1937 9 0 9
1938 20 0 20
1939 13 0 13
1940 9 0 9
1941 12 0 12
1942 12 0 12
1943 8 0 8
1944 10 0 10
1945 14 0 14
1946 19 0 19
1947 14 0 14
1948 10 0 10
1949 9 0 9
1950 5 0 5
1951 21 0 21
1952 10 0 10
1953 16 0 16
1954 12 0 12
1955 17 0 17
1956 14 0 14
1957 10 0 10
1958 7 0 7
1959 8 0 8
1960 13 0 13
1961 14 0 14
1962 8 0 8
1963 18 0 18
1964 30 0 30
1965 26 0 26
1966 15 0 15
1967 7 0 7
1968 13 0 13
1969 12 0 12
1970 19 0 19
1971 21 0 21
1972 14 0 14
1973 18 0 18
1974 25 0 25
1975 22 0 22
1976 21 0 21
1977 29 0 29
1978 24 0 24
1979 49 0 49
1980 52 0 52
1981 52 0 52
1982 82 0 82
1983 71 0 71
1984 90 0 90
1985 116 7 109
1986 105 0 105
1987 136 0 136
1988 157 13 144
1989 173 0 173
1990 222 14 208
1991 274 7 267
1992 360 11 349
1993 430 5 425
1994 542 24 518
1995 650 18 632
1996 688 21 667
1997 864 25 839
1998 1,197 20 1,177
1999 1,211 21 1,190
2000 1,431 26 1,405
2001 1,828 26 1,802
2002 1,964 33 1,931
2003 2,412 44 2,368
2004 3,128 83 3,045
2005 3,460 68 3,392
2006 3,815 68 3,747
2007 4,718 100 4,618 #96 boy name
2008 5,167 122 5,045 #92 boy name
2009 5,147 75 5,072 #84 boy name
2010 5,339 85 5,254 #75 boy name
2011 5,282 107 5,175 #82 boy name
2012 5,294 103 5,191 #83 boy name
2013 4,987 107 4,880 #84 boy name
2014 4,952 122 4,830 #86 boy name
2015 5,348 110 5,238 #77 boy name

Want to know about the popularity of the Cooper baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 72,920 babies born with the name Cooper in the United States. That's more than enough Coopers to occupy the country of Dominica with an estimated population of 71,293 (as of May 14, 2011). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1882 when it was given to 6 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Cooper" was in 2010 with a total of 5,254 babies. (That's a lot of baby Coopers)

According to the 2007 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Cooper" ranks #72 in popularity as a baby boy's name in Mississippi. Imagine that, 55 babies in Mississippi have the same name as you in 2007. Across the entire United States a total of 4,718 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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Where is the name Cooper popular?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Cooper" mean? The list below shows the origins of Cooper as well as things modernly associated with the name Cooper such as celebrities named Cooper.

Origin and Meaning of Cooper

The name "Cooper" is of English origin, and it means "Barrel Maker". It's a name commonly given to both boys and girls.

Other Inspirations for the Name Cooper

Cooper Lighting
Cooper Tires
Cooper Union
Cooper Corvettes
Cooper Hefner
Cooper Vineyards
Cooper Manning
Cooper Barnes
Cooper Middle School

Alternative Meanings

C is for congenial, your pleasing way.

O is for old fashioned, you cherish the past.

O is for ornate, nothing plain here!

P is for peer, you have few equals.

E is for enchant, for enchant you will.

R is for righteous, you know when you're right.

Your name in reverse order is "Repooc". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Cooerp". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Past life for Cooper born Aug 3, 2008

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I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Southern China approximately on 1350. Your profession was builder of roads, bridges, and docks.

You were a revolutionary type. You inspired changes in any sphere - politics, business, religion, housekeeping. You could have been a leader. You are bound to solve problems regarding pollution of environment, recycling, misuse of raw materials, elimination of radioactivity by all means including psychological methods.

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