Other Origin(s):Norse
Meaning:Coal town or settlement
Colston is a trendy and charming name with a rich history and English and Norse roots. It’s derived from the Old Norse words kol, meaning “charcoal” and steinn, meaning “stone.” Together, they describe someone from a “coal town or settlement.” Interestingly, this vintage-sounding name has never been more popular and is one of many gorgeous picks that was originally a surname. Strong and sturdy, Colston embodies a munchkin with a big personality and stubbornness to match! Plus, the short form Cole is adorable and in need of a revival.
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