Who says the trend of changing the “c” initial cap in a name to “k” is limited to girls? Kolton is the perfect example. While Colton is by far the favored spelling among parents, Kolton is holding its own. Like the “c” spelling, Kolton invokes the rugged darkness of coal mining—its pronunciation sounds like “coal town.” Respellings are an American thing, so if you go outside the US, it’s doubtful you’ll run into another Kolton.
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Source: Social Security Administration
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