from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- Cole, Nat "King” Originally Nathaniel Adams Coles. 1919-1965. American singer and pianist who recorded such popular ballads as "Unforgettable” and "Mona Lisa.”
- Cole, Thomas 1801-1848. English-born American painter acknowledged as the leader of the Hudson River School, America's first painting movement.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- proper n. An English surname, possibly a nickname from col, Old English "charcoal,coal-black".
- proper n. A male given name derived from the surname.
Sorry, no etymologies found.