Meaning:swarthy person; coal town or settlement
Colton is a boy’s name with British origins. The name Colton means “swarthy person,” “coal town,” or “settlement.” Perhaps referring back to the industrial revolution, Colton’s meaning emits images of the working class from the Midlands and Northern England where many coal factories were based. Cute nickname’s for this title include Colt which is another word for a young male horse. Colton is a strong name and a fabulous choice for those who are seeking to pay respects to their honorable British roots.
Famous People Named Colton
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- Colton Burposubject of Heaven is for Real
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Colton Name Popularity Data
The Bump Ranking
Overall:Colton is currently #492 on The Bump
Boy:Colton is currently #137 on The Bump Boy Names
Overall:Colton is currently #153 in U.S. births
Boy:Colton is currently #60 in U.S. births
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SurnameDB, Last Name: Colton
Behind the Name, Colton, January 2022
Behind the Name, Coal, February 2020
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