Coleman: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Coleman

Coleman

Pronunciation: KOHL-min (key)

Origin of the name Coleman:

Transferred use of the English surname derived from the Old English elements col (coal) and mann (man), which originated as an occupational name for a charcoal burner or someone who dealt with coal. Var: Koleman. Short: Cole, Kole.

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I actually heard of a girl named Coleman!

We loved this name for our son! Thankfully thought of all aspects before using this name. Meaning: our last name is Birrer (pronounced Beer). He would have been called Cole Birrer or (Cold Beer) lol!! Went with Jasper instead.

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Coleman Hawkins, an American jazz saxophonist

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