Coleman Name Meaning & Origin
Origin of the name Coleman:
Transferred use of the English surname derived from the Old English elements col (coal) and mann (man), which originated as an occupational name for a charcoal burner or someone who dealt with coal. Var: Koleman. Short: Cole, Kole.
From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.
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I actually heard of a girl named Coleman!
We loved this name for our son! Thankfully thought of all aspects before using this name. Meaning: our last name is Birrer (pronounced Beer). He would have been called Cole Birrer or (Cold Beer) lol!! Went with Jasper instead.
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It can mean blacksmith or servant of Nicholas, as cole is a derivative/ nickname for Nicholas.
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Coleman Hawkins, an American jazz saxophonist
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