US Popularity:283
Other Origin(s):British
Meaning:Victory of the people; Charcoal
Cole is a gender-neutral baby name of Greek origin. Meaning "victory of the people," this name can pay close attention to all of baby’s wins! Despite carrying many European associations, Cole is a common first name and surname across North America and Australia. The name Cole derives from the British name Nicholas and is typically associated with the English name Cola, meaning “charcoal.” Armed with the definitions of charcoal—a natural cleanser—and victory, baby Cole will be fresh and thriving wherever they go.

Famous People Named Cole

Wondering who else shares this name? Check out these well known people who made this baby name famous.
  • Cole Porter
  • Cole Sand
  • Cole Sprouse
    TV Actor
  • Cole Swindell
    Country Singer
  • Cole Whittle
  • Nat King Cole

Cole Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Cole is currently #473 on The Bump
Boy:Cole is currently #279 on The Bump Boy Names
Girl:Cole is currently #344 on The Bump Girl Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Cole is currently #283 in U.S. births
Boy:Cole is currently #155 in U.S. births
Girl:Cole is currently #7698 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
+ 3711
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data
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