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Gender: Male Origin of Coltrane: Irish surname

The name Coltrane is a boy's name of Irish origin. Coltrane and is often added to lists like Best Cool Unusual Boys' Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Scrabble".

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Famous People Named Coltrane

John Coltrane, American jazz legend
Robbie Coltrane, Scottish actor
Ellar Coltrane, American actor
Rex Coltrane Kelly, son of actress Natasha McElhone and Martin Kelly

Pop Culture References for the name Coltrane

Coltrane "Cole" Holland, character in "Mr. Holland's Opus"
One of Lisa Simpson's deceased cats
Coltrane, from TV show "Phineas and Ferb"
Sheriff Rosco Purvis Coltrane, from TV show "The Dukes of Hazzard"