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English
"swarthy, coal black"

Cole Origin and Meaning

The name Cole is a boy's name of English origin meaning "swarthy, coal black".
Cole -- a short name that embodies a lot of richness and depth -- has long been associated with the great songwriter Cole Porter. It's quite popular in Scotland.

Old King Cole -- which refers to a real British king -- is familiar to all kids. Cole was the name of the child in The Sixth Sense and was also the name of -- sorry -- the notorious outlaw Cole Younger, who was born Thomas Coleman.
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Famous People Named Cole

  • Cole Beckerlead singer of American rock band SWMRS
  • Cole Mitchell SprouseAmerican actor; twin brother Dylan
  • Cole Albert PorterAmerican composer
  • Thomas Coleman "Cole" YoungerAmerican Confederate soldier and outlaw
  • Cole Kenneth HauserAmerican actor
  • Cole Dickson BeasleyAmerican football player
  • Nicholas Holland "Cole" GrossmanAmerican soccer player
  • Cole Alan PenderyAmerican musician
  • Colbert Michael "Cole" HamelsAmerican baseball player
  • Cole WhittAmerican NASCAR driver
  • Cole David AldrichAmerican basketball player
  • Cole SwindellAmerican singer
  • Cole LaBrantAmerican Viner and YouTuber
  • Cole James (b. 1981)son of actress Jess Walton and John James
  • Cole Patrick Cassidyson of American actor Patrick Cassidy
  • Cole Jovanovski (b. 2006)son of ice hockey player Ed Jovanovski; twin sister Coco
  • Cole Pally (b. 2012)son of actor Adam Pally
  • Cole Pedroia (b. 2012)son of baseball player Dustin Pedroia
  • Cole Herschcomedian

Cole in Pop Culture

  • Old King Colenursery rhyme character
  • Cole Turnercharacter on TV's "Charmed"
  • Cole Johnsoncharacter in movie "The Babysitter"
  • Colethe Black Ninja in the Ninjago series
  • Cole Ortizcharacter on TV's "24"
  • Cole Aaronsoncharacter on TV's "Scrubs"
  • Cole Searcharacter in movie "The Sixth Sense"
  • Cole Hollandcharacter in film "Mr. Holland's Opus"
  • Cole Browncharacter on TV's "Martin"
  • Cole St. Claircharacter in Maggie Stiefvater's Shiver trilogy
  • Colecharacter in movie "Friends with Kids"
  • Colepotential companion in Dragon Age: Inquisition
  • Cole Phelpscharacter in video game L.A Noire