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What does Coleton mean?

Coleton Pronunciation of Coleton [co-le-ton] as a boys' name is an Old English name, and the meaning of the name Coleton is "swarthy person; coal town or settlement". Coleton is a variant form of Colton (Old English).

Associated with: old english, swarthy (dark).


3 related forms via Colton: Collton, Colston and Colten.

Creative forms:
(male) Caleton, Celeton, ..

(female) Colelan, ..

Middle name pairings:
Coleton Advik (C.A.), ..

How popular is Coleton?

Coleton is an unusual first name for men. Coleton is also an uncommon last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Coleton entered the list in 1990 and reached its apex rank of #910 in the U.S. in the year 1997, but is not in the list at the moment. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Popular related forms of Coleton are Colston (#1798 from current records), Colten (#548) and Colton (#59). Usage of these relations of Coleton was more pronounced 3 years ago (average #1006) and has remained as conventional to this day (#1101, 5.4%). Colten and Colton are two of the more contemporarily stylish birth names in this list.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Coleton, Colston, Colten, Colton in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Allston, Allton, Alton, Bellton, Bollton (see Bolton), Bolton, Boynton, Carleton, Carlton, Carston, Celesto, Chelton, Cheston, Chilton, Cimeron, Claron, Claxton, Clayton, Cleavon, Cleon, Clete, Cletis, Cleto, Cletos, Cletus, Clevon, Clifton, Clyfton (see Clifton), Colburn, Colden, Coldin, Cole, Coleman, Colet, Coley, Colin, Collden (see Colden), Colldin (see Colden), Collen, Collin, Colson, Colt, Colter, Colwin, Colwynn, Conlen, Conlon, Corydon, Cotten, Cotton, Coulson, Creedon, Criston, Croffton (see Crofton), Crofton, Daleton, Donevon (see Donovan), Ellton, Gorton, Halton, Houston, Hylton, Jolyon, Kolton, Millton, Norton, Platon, Robeson, Rosston, Solomon, Tarleton, Tilton, Torston, Walton and Welton. These names tend to be more commonly used than Coleton.

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