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Popularity Over Time: How Many Boys Have Been Named Cole
This chart illustrates how many Boys were named Cole in the U.S. since 1880.
A few facts about the boy's name Cole:
Records indicate that 114,082 boys in the United States have been named Cole since 1880.
The greatest number of people were given this name in 2002, when 6,034 people in the U.S. were given the name Cole. Those people are now 18 years old.
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Comments about the name Cole
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12 Positive Comments
"I am due in June and we are going to name him Cole, I love this name. It is very strong and masculine, i can see my son grow up to be a strong man" Dec. 30, 2010:
"My son is due Dec. 25th. The wife and I plan on naming him Cole." Oct. 23, 2009:
"Our oldest son's name is Cole William. We wanted a name that could not be shortened. You can't mess with that name. The only downfall for him is that Cole is an easy name to yell, it's so short and just rolls off the tongue. He went through daycare all the way up to first grade before he ran into another Cole. He is almost 7 and we really like the name. To that user who said he gets insulted when people spell his name wrong, I would too, there must be some really ignorant people you have run into." Jun. 6, 2009:
"i love the name cole, i will definately name my son cole if i have a boy" Jul. 5, 2008:
"i think Cole is a wonderful first name and is a fabulous choice!!!" Dec. 12, 2007:
"Cole is my last name and it is an awsome last name in my family." Oct. 26, 2007:
"I agree, I think this is a very strong name for a boy. Short and masculine." Sep. 13, 2007:
"We are seriously thinking about naming our son Cole, we love it!" Mar. 16, 2007:
"My son's name is Cole and it suits him; he's beautiful, funny and athletic." Mar. 13, 2007:
"I'm one of the few people born in the 70's with the name Cole and I love it. It's original (or was) and classy. I always get comments on my name. People like to spell it Kohl or Coal, but usually they are half-retarded, so I don't take too much from that." Nov. 15, 2006:
"i love the name cole and i am still trying to forgive my mother for naming him AJ instead of Cole. i am not ashamed at all to say: i love this name. (especially when there's a Sprouse after it :)" Oct. 14, 2006:
"my brother's name is cole and it would have been mine if i was a boy" Apr. 15, 2006:
1 Negative Comment
"i have it and i hate it sooooooo mutch. It is the wurst namme evver. Ewwwwwww, Trump v Sanders 2020 (Starring Kanye West) Cole cole cole" Feb. 25, 2020:
5 Neutral Comments
"My name is Cole and I love it. Some people spell my name Coal and it's really insulting. I'm like, "Coal is a black rock, dumbo!" Well, that's what I think, at least. But in all, I love my name down to the bottom of the earth." Dec. 27, 2007:
"amy loves a guy nammen cole! BUT SHES WEIRD.
I THNK HE IS WEIRD TOO!" Feb. 13, 2007:
"My name is cole. I really like it! Its a name that no one in my whole highschool has." Dec. 2, 2006:
"I have a friends named cole and i love him soo much and i even love his name more!!" Nov. 9, 2006:
"Cole reminds me of 'Cole' from Charmed. Although he is cute this name is not!" Apr. 22, 2006:
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