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The forbears of the name Coole are thought to be of the ancient Scottish kingdom of Dalriada. The name indicates that the first bearer lived in Cullen in the Hebrides.

Coole Early Origins



The surname Coole was first found in the Hebrides (Gaelic: Na h-Eileanan Siar), in the present day Council Area of Western Isles, a region controlled by the Norwegians prior to the Treaty of Perth in 1266, where they held a family seat from ancient times.

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Coole Spelling Variations


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Coole Spelling Variations



Medieval spelling was at best an intuitive process, and translation between Gaelic and English was no more effective. These factors caused an enormous number of spelling variations in Dalriadan names. In fact, it was not uncommon to see a father and son who spelled their name differently. Over the years, Coole has been spelled Cull, Coll, Coole, Cula, Codolf and others.

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Coole Early History


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Coole Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Coole research. Another 268 words (19 lines of text) covering the years 1424 and 1435 are included under the topic Early Coole History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Coole Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Coole Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Coole Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Coole In Ireland


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Coole In Ireland



Some of the Coole family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 148 words (11 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Coole Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • John Coole, aged 26, who arrived in Lyttelton, New Zealand aboard the ship "Accrington" in 1863
  • Louisa Coole, aged 21, who arrived in Lyttelton, New Zealand aboard the ship "Accrington" in 1863

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Contemporary Notables of the name Coole (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Coole (post 1700)



  • Lisa Ann Coole (1975-1998), American gold, silver and bronze medalist swimmer killed in an automobile accident on May 16, 1998, NCAA Woman of the Year Award for 1997
  • Diana Hilary Coole (b. 1952), British Professor of Political and Social Theory in the School of Politics and Sociology, Birkbeck, University of London

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Motto


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Motto



The motto was originally a war cry or slogan. Mottoes first began to be shown with arms in the 14th and 15th centuries, but were not in general use until the 17th century. Thus the oldest coats of arms generally do not include a motto. Mottoes seldom form part of the grant of arms: Under most heraldic authorities, a motto is an optional component of the coat of arms, and can be added to or changed at will; many families have chosen not to display a motto.

Motto: Per mare per terras
Motto Translation: By sea and by land.


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Barrow, G.W.S Ed. The Charters of David I The Written Acts of David I King of Scots, 1124-53 and of His Son Henry, Earl of Northumerland, 1139-52. Woodbridge: The Boydell Press, 1999. Print.
    2. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    3. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Scotch Irish Pioneers In Ulster and America. Montana: Kessinger Publishing. Print.
    4. Warner, Philip Warner. Famous Scottish Battles. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1996. Print. (ISBN 0-76070-004-4).
    5. Adam, Frank. Clans Septs and Regiments of the Scottish Highlands 8th Edition. London: Bacon (G.W.) & Co, 1970. Print. (ISBN 10-0717945006).
    6. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    7. Bell, Robert. The Book of Ulster Surnames. Belfast: Blackstaff, 1988. Print. (ISBN 10-0856404160).
    8. Skordas, Guest. Ed. The Early Settlers of Maryland an Index to Names or Immigrants Complied from Records of Land Patents 1633-1680 in the Hall of Records Annapolis, Maryland. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1968. Print.
    9. Skene, William Forbes Edition. Chronicles of the Picts, Chronicles of the Scots and Other Early Memorials of Scottish History. Edinburgh: H.M. General Register House, 1867. Print.
    10. Urquhart, Blair Edition. Tartans The New Compact Study Guide and Identifier. Secauccus, NJ: Chartwell Books, 1994. Print. (ISBN 0-7858-0050-6).
    11. ...

    The Coole Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Coole Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 14 December 2013 at 16:13.

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