Origin:British
Popularity:400
Meaning:young male horse
Colt is a boy's name of British origin deeply embedded in the mythos of the Wild West. Igniting images of rugged cowboys riding against sunsets and desert plains, Colt is a name that celebrates the American Frontier. Of course, its true meaning comes from the English word for a "young male horse"—equally as untamable as the western wilderness. Colt is a name that embraces possibility and the excitement of burgeoning youth. Sharing ties with the famed industrialist and inventor Samuel Colt, the name encourages not only adventure but an exploratory mind. While many align Colt with inexperience, your little one can feel at one in their spiritedness, ready for whatever the horizon may hold.

Famous People Named Colt

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  • Samuel Colt
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