The name Coleman is a boy's name of English origin meaning "servant of Nicholas". Coleman is ranked #873 on our popularity charts and is often added to lists like Jazz Baby Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "totally, kinda or no way with middles".
From the experts:
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 since. It makes for an easy family name due to its status as common surname and its modern nickname Cole.