US Popularity:156
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 Burpo
    subject of Heaven is for Real
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  • Colton Orr
    Hockey Player
  • Colton Swon

Colton Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Colton is currently #492 on The Bump
Boy:Colton is currently #289 on The Bump Boy Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Colton is currently #156 in U.S. births
Boy:Colton is currently #94 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
- 3
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data
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