Cole Family History

Meaning of surname: Cole

Cole /koʊl/ is a surname of English origin, and is much less frequently a given name. It is of Middle English origin, and its meaning is "swarthy, coal-black, charcoal". The Cole family originated in Cornwall, South West England. The first recorded spelling of the family name is shown to be that of Randolphi Cole, appearing in the Winton Rolls of Hampshire in 1148.[2]

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10,936 Government Documents
296 Historical Books
74,567 Social Security Death Records

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