Cooper

From a Middle English occupational surname meaning “barrel maker,” which is funny considering the preppy connotations Cooper has taken on these days. If you name your son Cooper, he’s gonna need a sweater and some boat shoes.

Nicknames:

Coop. Although, it rhymes with “poop.”

Famous people named Cooper:

Football players Cooper Carlisle and Cooper Wallace; actor Cooper Pillot; children’s author Cooper Edens.

Fun fact:

Melissa Rivers, Hugh Hefner, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Dylan Lauren, and Corbin Bernsen all have sons named Cooper.

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