Cole: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Cole
Origin of the name Cole:
Transferred use of the surname derived from the Old English col (coal). It originated as a nickname for someone who was coal-black, swarthy, or darkly-complexioned.
From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.
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Cole also means "peaceful"
Tom Cruise played the role of Cole Trickle in "Days of Thunder"
Cleo and Cole are anagrams of each other; they contain the same letters.
- Personal experiences with the name Cole: | Edit
one of my friend's name is cole. he is very smart and funny. the Spanish word col which pronounced just like the name means cabbage. so that is what i nicknamed him. he hates it but i think it suits him. LOL
I named my son Cole as it is my maiden name and my dad is the last of the male line.
I love this name, it's so masculine!!! - Mahatma Ghandi, 2014
- Nicknames for Cole: | Edit
colee, cabbage, coil, colio, Coleebean, Colster, colekacola
- Meanings and history of the name Cole: | Edit
From an Old English appellation meaning "coal," referring to someone with dark hair or complexion; also a nickname for Nicholas.
- Famous real-life people named Cole: | Edit
Cole Sprouse, Actor,(the Suite Life of Zack and Cody)and twin brother of Dylan Sprouse
Cole Hauser, Actor, son of actor Wings Hauser
- Cole in song, story & screen: | Edit
The son in the movie "Mr.Holland's Opus" was named Cole.
Yes, his name was Coltrane Gershwin Holland. His nickname was Cole. Great movie!
The boy in "The Sixth Sense" was also named Cole.
There is a character in One Life to Live name Cole
Cole Howard was a long-running character on The Young and the Restless
Cole Turner was the name of a demon that fell in love with Phoebe Halliwell in the series Charmed. (Named after his father Coleridge).