Origin:British
Popularity:1779
Meaning:coal town
Forged from black coal, Colten is a British boy's name evoking grit and hardy living. Fuel forms the very essence of the title, its origins found in the Old English words col, meaning "charcoal," and tūn, meaning "town." "Coal town" may not appear the most inspiring interpretation, seemingly tarnishing Colten with a dull, unpleasantness. In truth, Colten represents a primary source of innovation and transformation. Embodying industriousness, Colten is the very energy that keeps passion and ambition burning bright.

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Source: Social Security Administration

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