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Coel

What does Coel mean?

Coel Pronunciation of Coel [coel] as a girls' name is of Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Coel is "girl, wench". Coel is a variant form of Colleen (Gaelic): from "cailín".

Associated with: gaelic.

Variations

7 related forms via Colleen: Coe, Coleen, Colena, Colene, Coley, Collie and Colly.

Creative forms:
(female) Colel, Coli, ..

(male) Cocel, Coro, ..

Middle name pairings:
Coel Zella (C.Z.), ..

How popular is Coel?

Coel is an uncommonly occurring given name for women but a somewhat prominent surname for both adults and children (#105905 out of 150436, Top 70%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Colleen (#1825 from recent data), Collie, Colene and Coleen are the prominent related forms of Coel (not in Top 2000). Other variants, like Coe, are seldom used. These forms of Coel were favored as birth names during the years 1960-1969 (median #1150) and have become much less conventional since. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Coleen, Colene, Colleen, Collie in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Coel and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Coel is pronounced similarly to Ceil, Cele, Cile, Sal, Zele and Zoelle. Other recommended names are Adel, Amel, Bel, Caela, Cal, Carel, Cee, Cela, Chel, Chela, Chele, Chell, Chelo, Chels, Cher, Clea, Clem, Cleo, Cloe, Cloey, Coco, Codee, Codey, Codi, Cody, Cole, Con, Cor, Cora, Coral, Coree, Coren, Corey, Cori, Corly, Cory, Cree, Cybel, Dael, Del, Etel, Gael, Jael, Jonel, Kyel, Lael, Lorel, Mel, Neel, Nel, Noel, Nowel, Orel, Sonel and Sorel. These names tend to be more commonly used than Coel.

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