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Cole Meaning


What does Cole mean?

The name Cole is of English origin.

The meaning of Cole is "victorious people, dark skinned".

Cole is generally used as a boy's name.

It consists of 4 letters and 1 syllable and is pronounced Cole.

The Given Name Cole

Cole is a diminutive of Nicholas. See Nicholas for further details.

Cole is good for parents who want a name that is fearless and sophisticated.

A special name that is sure to be loved.

Cole remains a favorite due to its bold and attractive nature.

Cole Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, it ranked 118 in baby name popularity for boys with 3,327 occurrences. It ranked 8,196 in baby name popularity for girls with 13 occurrences.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 116 in baby name popularity for boys with 3,460 occurrences. It ranked 8,886 in baby name popularity for girls with 12 occurrences.

View the Cole Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Cole has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Cole to other names.

Cole Related Names

Cole is a diminutive of Nicholas.

Variants of the name Cole include Kole.

Famous Coles

    Cole Numerology

    Destiny Number, Life Path Number, Soul Urge and Personality Number. These Numerological numbers may tell your child's story. Take a look at the Numerology Of Cole.

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    Cole Name Fun

    Would you like to fingerspell the name Cole in American Sign Language?

    Then just follow the diagram below.

    Be creative with the name Cole.

    Just for fun, see the name Cole in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

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