US Popularity:17769
Other Origin(s):American
Meaning:Cottage, hut
Bless baby’s little cotton socks! Give baby a name that will match their adorable nature and consider Cotton. A gender-neutral option of English and American origin, Cotton is an Anglo-Saxon surname that derives from the Old English word cot, meaning “cottage” or “hut.” Much like this definition, baby will always feel protected and covered by their new name. Plus, Cotton brings to mind the softer and sweeter things in life. Some notable namesakes include American civil rights activist Dorothy Cotton, American blues harmonica player James Cotton, and J.R.R. Tolkien’s Rosie Cotton, a character in The Lord of the Rings. Plus, the song Peter Cottontail can serve as a darling lullaby for baby Cotton to send them off to sleep, dreaming of cute bunnies and cotton-soft clouds!

Cotton Name Popularity Data

U.S. Births

Overall:Cotton is currently #17769 in U.S. births
Boy:Cotton is currently #18858 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2022
- 4371
from 2021
In comparison to the previous year's data
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