Meaning and Origin of: Coop
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Boy name origins & meanings:
- Latin : Cask
- Old English : Barrel maker
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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.