Meaning:young horse; frisky
With its macho flair, Colt hits all the right notes: strong, simple, heroic. It’s a name that makes the most of one syllable. It joined the baby-name charts in the early 1980s when Colt Seavers was the tough-guy title character of a popular TV show called “The Fall Guy.” Because the definition of colt is a young male horse, the name also has a Western flair. Even if you live far from cowboy country, the name can be a great choice for baby dudes all over the US.
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- Samuel ColtInventor
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