English and Irish
"little dove"

Coleman Origin and Meaning

The name Coleman is a boy's name of English origin meaning "little dove".

The name of three hundred saints, a mustard, and your own baby boy. Coleman was off the US Top 1000 list for much of the 1960s and 1970s, but it was a mainstay before and has been for most years since. It could be an interesting way to honor a Colin or Cole.

# 999 in the US

Coleman Rank in US Top 1000

Coleman Popularity

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Famous People Named Coleman

  • Coleman Randolph HawkinsAmerican jazz saxophonist
  • Coleman Alexander YoungAmerican politician, first black mayor of Detroit
  • Coleman Livingston BleaseU.S. senator and governor of South Carolina
  • Coleman BarksAmerican poet
  • Coleman HellCanadian singer,songwriter
  • Thomas Coleman "Cole" Youngeran American Confederate guerrilla; later a member of the James,Younger gang
  • Robert Coleman Richardsonwinner of the Nobel Prize in Physics
  • Gary Wayne ColemanAmerican actor
  • Dabney Wharton ColemanAmerican actor
  • Sidney ColemanAmerican theoretical physicist

Coleman in Pop Culture

  • Colemanmanufacturer of camping gear
  • Coleman Gallowaycharacter on TV's "The Jersey"
  • Coleman Carlislecharacter on TV's "Nashville"
  • Coleman Reesecharacter in the movie "The Dark Knight"