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Meaning and Origin of: Coop

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First name origins & meanings:

  • Latin : Cask
  • Old English : Barrel maker

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Last name origin & meaning:

  • English : metonymic occupational name for a cooper, from Middle English coupe ‘tub’, ‘container’ (see Cooper). In some cases the surname may have been derived from a pub or house sign.
  • Dutch : from koop ‘purchase’, ‘bargain’, hence a nickname for a haggler or a metonymic occupational name for a merchant.