Gender: Male Meaning of Coleman: "servant of Nicholas" Origin of Coleman: English

Coleman Origin and Meaning

The name Coleman is a boy's name of English origin meaning "servant of Nicholas".

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.

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Famous People Named Coleman

Pop Culture References for the name Coleman

Kohlman, Colman, Kolman

Coleman's International Variations

Columbano (Italian) Kálmán (Hungarian) Colombain (French)


fearlessfirefly Says:


Sounds too much like an occupation to me. Coleson works much better.

csd267 Says:


Love Coleman! What is Coleman mustard?....

lesliemarion Says:


Reminiscent of canoes and lanterns -- I love it.