First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Kol

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  • A user from Florida, United States says the name Kol is of Danish origin and means "Black or dark".

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Alt. Meaning

K is for knowledge, an avid learner

O is for original, one of a kind!

L is for life, that you live so well.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Kol

Isamot Kol is a comics character.


Moshe was born on May 28th, 1911 in Pinsk. He died on July 7th, 1989.


Nigel was born on January 1st, 1962.


Dolf van Kol was a soccer player for the AFC Ajax and Netherlands national football team. Dolf was born on August 2nd, 1902 in Amsterdam. He passed away on January 20th, 1989.


Michael was born on January 1st, 1962.


Bahar Kol is a soccer player for the Konak Belediyespor and Karşıyaka BESEM Spor. Bahar was born on October 20th, 1995 in Konak, Izmir, Turkey.


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Popularity of Kol as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Kol U.S.
  White 39.72% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 56.39% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.50% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Kol

People with the last name Kol are most frequently White or Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander

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Fun Facts about the name Kol

  • How Popular is the name Kol? Kol is the 28,099th most popular name of all time. As a last name Kol was the 56,710th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Kol have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 182 babies born with the first name Kol in the United States. That's more than enough people named Kol to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Kol? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 2000 when it was given as a first name to 10 new born babies.
  • When was Kol first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Kol is Wednesday, February 28th, 1900.
  • What year had the most people named Kol born? The highest recorded use of the first name Kol was in 2015 with a total of 25 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Kol: Your name in reverse order is Lok. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Okl. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Kol? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 360 people with the last name Kol.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Kol? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Kol as their last name since less than 1 person in 833k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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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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