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How popular is the baby name Cole in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1886 6 0 6
1899 5 0 5
1900 6 0 6
1907 5 0 5
1909 5 0 5
1910 6 0 6
1911 10 0 10
1912 23 0 23
1913 19 0 19
1914 23 0 23
1915 26 0 26
1916 25 0 25
1917 19 0 19
1918 17 0 17
1919 22 0 22
1920 10 0 10
1921 19 0 19
1922 18 0 18
1923 21 0 21
1924 16 0 16
1925 18 0 18
1926 16 0 16
1927 10 0 10
1928 15 0 15
1929 13 0 13
1930 11 0 11
1931 16 0 16
1932 18 0 18
1933 10 0 10
1934 18 0 18
1935 9 0 9
1936 14 0 14
1937 12 0 12
1938 12 0 12
1939 7 0 7
1940 10 0 10
1941 22 0 22
1942 28 0 28
1943 22 0 22
1944 12 0 12
1945 8 0 8
1946 18 0 18
1947 34 0 34
1948 40 0 40
1949 30 0 30
1950 28 0 28
1951 50 0 50
1952 43 0 43
1953 40 0 40
1954 63 0 63
1955 63 0 63
1956 62 0 62
1957 73 0 73
1958 73 0 73
1959 69 0 69
1960 71 0 71
1961 98 0 98
1962 83 0 83
1963 63 0 63
1964 64 0 64
1965 67 0 67
1966 50 0 50
1967 53 0 53
1968 69 0 69
1969 83 0 83
1970 101 0 101
1971 99 0 99
1972 137 0 137
1973 160 0 160
1974 181 0 181
1975 158 0 158
1976 142 0 142
1977 156 0 156
1978 149 0 149
1979 160 0 160
1980 278 6 272
1981 298 0 298
1982 818 12 806
1983 1,126 14 1,112
1984 1,180 14 1,166
1985 1,183 0 1,183
1986 1,077 11 1,066
1987 1,010 7 1,003
1988 908 5 903
1989 915 7 908
1990 1,107 11 1,096
1991 1,991 13 1,978
1992 2,324 14 2,310
1993 2,669 10 2,659
1994 3,313 11 3,302
1995 3,160 15 3,145
1996 3,751 12 3,739
1997 5,173 15 5,158 #72 boy name
1998 5,160 12 5,148 #77 boy name
1999 5,330 15 5,315 #75 boy name
2000 5,943 18 5,925 #71 boy name
2001 5,752 12 5,740 #74 boy name
2002 6,051 16 6,035 #69 boy name
2003 5,904 5 5,899 #69 boy name
2004 5,666 23 5,643 #75 boy name
2005 5,600 14 5,586 #79 boy name
2006 5,669 32 5,637 #84 boy name
2007 5,714 14 5,700 #84 boy name
2008 5,405 19 5,386 #85 boy name
2009 5,288 14 5,274 #82 boy name
2010 4,588 5 4,583 #90 boy name
2011 4,149 13 4,136 #94 boy name
2012 3,787 12 3,775
2013 3,461 13 3,448
2014 3,427 9 3,418
2015 3,489 14 3,475

Want to know about the popularity of the Cole baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 126,096 babies born with the name Cole in the United States. That's more than enough Coles to occupy the country of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines with an estimated population of 109,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1886 when it was given to 6 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Cole" was in 2002 with a total of 6,035 babies. (That's a lot of baby Coles)

According to the 1996 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Cole" ranks #84 in popularity as a baby boy's name in Maine. Imagine that, 19 babies in Maine have the same name as you in 1996. Across the entire United States a total of 3,751 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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Where is the name Cole popular?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Cole" mean? The list below shows the origins of Cole as well as things modernly associated with the name Cole such as celebrities named Cole.

Origin and Meaning of Cole

The name "Cole" is of English origin, and it means "Victory of the People". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Cole
A plant of the Brassica or Cabbage genus; esp. that form of Brassica oleracea called rape and coleseed.

Etymology: OE. col caul, AS. cawl cawel, fr. L. caulis, the stalk or stem of a plant, esp. a cabbage stalk, cabbage, akin to Gr. kaylo`s. Cf. Cauliflower Kale

Other Dictionary Sources
  1. Coarse curly-leafed cabbage
  2. A hardy cabbage with coarse curly leaves that do not form a head

Cole Sprouse

Cole Sprouse is an actors with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1993 to 2012. Cole was born in 1992 as Cole Mitchell SprouseDylan Thomas Sprouse in Arezzo, Tuscany, Italy.

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Cole Porter

Cole was born in 1891.

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Cole Hauser

Cole Hauser is an actor with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1992 to present. Cole was born in 1975 as Cole Kenneth Hauser in Santa Barbara, California, U.S.

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Dylan Sprouse

Dylan Sprouse is an actors with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1993 to 2012. Dylan was born in 1992 as Cole Mitchell SprouseDylan Thomas Sprouse in Arezzo, Tuscany, Italy.

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Cole Evan Weiss

Cole was born in 1989.

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Other Inspirations for the Name Cole

Cole Haan
Cole Hamels
Cole Swindell
Cole Haan Shoes
Cole Stevens
Cole Beasley

Alternative Meanings

C is for caress, a loving touch for your loved ones.

O is for openness, it's refreshing!

L is for love, your love of life!

E is for enchant, for enchant you will.

Your name in reverse order is "Eloc". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Oelc". How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Cole born Jun 3, 1989

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I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Greece approximately on 550. Your profession was monk, bee-keeper, and lone gunman.

You were always involved with all new things. You have always loved changes, especially in art, music, cooking. The world is full of ill and lonely people. You should help those, who are less fortunate than you are.

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