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What does Colburn mean?

Colburn Pronunciation of Colburn [col-burn] as a boys' name is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Colburn is "cold brook; coal brook". Place name.

Associated with: old english, brook (river), coal (dark).


Colburn has 4 variants: Colbourn, Colbourne, Collbourn and Collburn.

Creative forms:
(male) Cadburn, Canburn, ..


Middle name pairings:
Colburn Ameer (C.A.), ..

How popular is Colburn?

Colburn is an uncommon first name for men but a very popular last name for both adults and children (#3325 out of 150436, Top 2%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Colburn has not been recorded in the list thus far. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Colburn name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Colburn outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Albern, Ashburn, Auburn, Bourn, Calbert, Clayburn, Cobden, Coburn, Coburne (see Coburn), Cockburn, Cockburne, Colan, Colbee, Colbert, Colbey, Colbie, Colby, Colden, Coldin, Coleman, Coleton, Colhoun, Colier, Colin, Collden (see Colden), Colldin (see Colden), Collen, Collin, Collton, Colman, Colson, Colston, Colten, Colter, Colton, Colum, Colver, Colvert, Colwin, Colwyn, Colwynn, Colyn, Corben, Corbin, Corbyn, Court, Culbert, Melborn (see Melbourne), Melburn, Milborn, Milbourn, Milburn, Millburn, Osburn, Radburn, Raeburn, Rayburn, Sanburn, Thorburn, Welborn, Welburn, Wellburn (see Welborne) and Wilburn. These names tend to be more frequently used than Colburn.

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