Type Surname (from given name)
Usage English
Pronounced Pron. KOL
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Meaning & History

From a medieval short form of Nicholas or from the byname Cola.

Related Names

VariantsCollins, Colson
Other Languages & CulturesNikolaev, Nikolov(Bulgarian) Nikolić(Croatian) Nikolajsen, Nielsen(Danish) Claasen, Colijn, Coolen, Cuyler, Klaasen, Kolen, Kolijn, Kollen, Kool, Koole, Koolen, Kools, Kyler(Dutch) Nikula(Finnish) Claes(Flemish) Nicolas, Colin(French) Nicolai, Cola(Italian) Nikolovski(Macedonian) Nilsen(Norwegian) Mikolajczak(Polish) Nicolescu(Romanian) Nikolaev(Russian) Nikolić(Serbian) Niklasson, Claesson, Klasson, Nilsson(Swedish)
Given Name DescendantsCole, Kole(English)

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Entry updated January 21, 2022