Last name origins & meanings:
- English: from a medieval personal name, originally an Old
English patronymic from the personal names Cūl(a) or
Cēola. The former may be from a Germanic root kūl
‘swollen’; the latter is a short form of various compound names with
the first element cēol ‘ship’.
- English: habitational name from a
place in Kent named Cooling, from the Old English tribal name
Cūlingas ‘people of Cūl(a)’.
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