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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Kole

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  • According to a user from Colorado, United States, the name Kole is of German origin and means "Smart one".

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Wiktionary
  1. A male given name

Notable Persons Named Kole

Kole is a comics character.

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Kole Calhoun is an athlete for the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim. Kole was born on October 14th, 1987 in Buckeye, Arizona.

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Kolë Idromeno is an artist in the fields of painting, drawing, sculpture, and printmaking. Kolë was born Kolë Idromeno in Shkodër, Albania.

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Kole Nedelkovski was a writer. Kole was given the name Nikola Krstev Nedelkov on December 16th, 1912 in Vojnica, near Veles. He breathed his last breath on September 2nd, 1941.

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Kole Angelovski is an actor. Kole was given the name Nikola Angelovski on March 14th, 1943 in Skopje. Kole is also known as Kole.

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Kole was born on April 21st, 1943.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Kole

Warren Kole is an actor. He has had major accomplishments since 2000. Warren was given the name Warren David Blosjo, Jr. on September 23rd, 1977 in San Antonio.

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Kole is a comics character.

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Sebastian Kole is a pop music, rhythm, blues, and contemporary r&b songwriter, record producer, and singing. He plays Piano, Drum kit, and Guitar. Sebastian was given the name Coleridge Gardner Tillman on January 17th, 1989 in Birmingham, Alabama. Sebastian is also known as Sebastian Kole.

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Andre was born on September 30th, 1936 in Phoenix, Arizona.

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Nicholas was born on November 30th, 1983 in Littleton, Colorado.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1969 5 0 5
1971 5 0 5
1972 11 0 11
1973 6 0 6
1974 12 0 12
1976 5 0 5
1979 12 0 12
1980 10 0 10
1981 9 0 9
1982 21 0 21
1983 31 0 31
1984 38 0 38
1985 36 0 36
1986 33 0 33
1987 33 0 33
1988 39 0 39
1989 32 0 32
1990 56 0 56
1991 67 0 67
1992 105 0 105
1993 124 0 124
1994 138 0 138
1995 160 0 160
1996 155 0 155
1997 202 0 202
1998 215 0 215
1999 255 0 255
2000 258 0 258
2001 289 0 289
2002 327 0 327
2003 328 5 323
2004 335 0 335
2005 376 0 376
2006 357 5 352
2007 381 0 381
2008 369 6 363
2009 433 0 433
2010 428 0 428
2011 353 0 353
2012 337 6 331
2013 329 6 323
2014 288 0 288
2015 318 6 312
2016 297 6 291
2017 313 5 308

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Popularity of Kole as a first name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Kole U.S.
  White 88.23% 64.26%
  African American 3.63% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 3.05% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.36% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.74% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.98% 16.26%

Of Last Name Kole

People with the last name Kole are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Kole

  • How Popular is the name Kole? Kole is the 2,877th most popular name of all time. As a last name Kole was the 19,602nd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Kole have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 7,931 babies born with the first name Kole in the United States. That's more than enough people named Kole to occupy the territory of Saint Pierre and Miquelon (France) with an estimated population of 6,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Kole? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1969 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Kole first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Kole is Saturday, April 20th, 1895.
  • What year had the most people named Kole born? The highest recorded use of the first name Kole was in 2009 with a total of 433 babies.
  • Random Kole Factoid: According to the 1996 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Kole is not a popular baby boy's name in Texas. Imagine that, only 11 babies in Texas have the same name as you in 1996.
  • Weird things about the name Kole: Your name in reverse order is Elok. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Olek. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Kole? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,376 people with the last name Kole.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Kole? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Kole as their last name since less than 1 person in 213k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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