Coop Name 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.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Corp, Cook, Hoop, Copp, Root, Koop, Hoos, Wool, Toop, Roop

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Coop Family Origin

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Coop Family Occupations

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  • Lumberman

    37%
  • Carpenter

    15%
  • Cultivateur

    7%
  • Dress Maker

    7%

In 1881, the most common Coop occupation in Canada was Lumberman. 37% of Coop's were Lumbermans. A less common occupation for the Coop family was Dress Maker. Lumberman, Carpenter and Cultivateur were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Coop.

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Coop Historical Records

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Coop Life Expectancy

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Between 1953 and 2004, Coop life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Coop in 1953 was 43, and 76 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Coop

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