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COOPER Surname Meaning & Origin:

Cooper is an English occupational name for one who made and sold casks, buckets and tubs.

Cooper is the 64th most popular surname in the United States and the 29th most common surname in England.

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Alternate Surname Spellings:

KOOPER, KOEPER, KUPFER, COOPERS, COOPERMAN, COPER, COOBER, COOPEY, COPPER

Genealogy Resources for the Surname COOPER:

100 Most Common U.S. Surnames & Their Meanings
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Cooper Family Genealogy Forum
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FamilySearch - COOPER Genealogy
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COOPER Surname & Family Mailing Lists
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Free databases and genealogy links for the last name Cooper.

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References: Surname Meanings & Origins

Cottle, Basil. Penguin Dictionary of Surnames. Baltimore, MD: Penguin Books, 1967.

Menk, Lars. A Dictionary of German Jewish Surnames. Avotaynu, 2005.

Beider, Alexander. A Dictionary of Jewish Surnames from Galicia. Avotaynu, 2004.

Hanks, Patrick and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford University Press, 1989.

Hanks, Patrick. Dictionary of American Family Names. Oxford University Press, 2003.

Smith, Elsdon C. American Surnames. Genealogical Publishing Company, 1997.


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