US Popularity:680
Other Origin(s):Gaelic, Greek
Meaning:swarthy, coal-black, charcoal; son of Nicholas; people of victory
Colson is a masculine name with roots in Greek and Middle English. Colson is a last name that means “son of Col” or “the son of Nicholas” and is a wonderful way to pay homage to a loved one of the same name. It derives from the Greek name Coulson or Nicholas, which translates to “people of victory.” If you want to inspire baby to work and strive for success in whatever they do, Colson makes for a lovely name choice! Colson also has Gaelic links, where it comes from the last name MacCumhaill. It translates to “black” or “dark stranger,” proving that this name is a unique way to help baby embrace their darker side.

Colson Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Colson is currently #1832 on The Bump
Boy:Colson is currently #1011 on The Bump Boy Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Colson is currently #680 in U.S. births
Boy:Colson is currently #345 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
- 28
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data
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