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since 1880
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How to Pronounce Coel

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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Coel

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  • A submission from South Africa says the name Coel means "Trust" and is of Welsh origin.

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  1. belief, trust

Notable Persons With the Last Name Coel

Michaela was born on October 1st, 1988.


Margaret was born on October 11th, 1937.


He died in 654.


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Popularity of Coel as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Coel U.S.
  White 87.31% 64.26%
  African American 8.21% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Coel

People with the last name Coel are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Coel

  • How Popular is the name Coel? Coel is the 60,116th most popular name of all time. As a last name Coel was the 127,494th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Coel have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 22 babies born with the first name Coel in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Coel? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1994 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Coel first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Coel is Thursday, January 21st, 1904.
  • What year had the most people named Coel born? The highest recorded use of the first name Coel was in 1994 with a total of 6 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Coel: Your name in reverse order is Leoc. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Lceo. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Coel? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 134 people with the last name Coel.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Coel? Coel is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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