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Updated June 9, 2019

Boy name origins & meanings

  • Latin : Cask
  • Old English : Barrel maker

Boy name variations

Family name origins & meanings

  • 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.

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