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The nationality of Cole is often difficult to determine in cases which country boundaries change over time, making the original nationality a mystery. The original ethnicity of Cole may be in dispute based on whether the name came about naturally and independently in various locales; for example, in the case of names that are based on professions, which can come into being in multiple regions independently (such as the family name "Fisher" which was given to fishermen).

Cole Meaning & Etymology

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The meaning of Cole come may come from a craft, such as the name "Clark" which evolved from the profession of "clerk". Some of these profession-based last names may be a profession in some other language. This is why it is useful to understand the ethnicity of a name, and the languages used by its family members. Many modern names like Cole are inspired by religious texts such as the Bible, the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, and so forth. Often these family names are shortened versions of a religious sentiment such as "Favored of God".

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Family names like Cole change in how they're spelled as they travel across villages, family unions, and eras across time. In early history when few people could write, names such as Cole were transliterated based on their pronunciation when people's names were recorded in public records. This could have resulted in misspellings of Cole. Understanding misspellings and alternate spellings of the Cole family name are important to understanding the history of the name.

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