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What does Colhoun mean?

Colhoun Pronunciation of Colhoun [col-houn] as a boys' name has the meaning "the narrow woods". Colhoun is an alternate spelling of Calhoun (Irish, Gaelic): place name.

Associated with: narrow (little), woods (tree).


Colhoun has 1 variant: Callhoun.

1 more alternative form via Calhoun: Colquhoun.

Creative forms:
(male) Cahoun, Colcon, ..


Middle name pairings:
Colhoun Ramon (C.R.), ..

How popular is Colhoun?

Colhoun is an uncommonly occurring first name for men but a somewhat prominent last name for all people (#133114 out of 150436, Top 88%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Calhoun is the only popular alternative form of Colhoun (not ranked) ranked in the Top 2000. Other variants, like Colquhoun, are seldom used. Adoption of this form of Colhoun was common among parents 135 years ago. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Calhoun in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Colhoun and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Colhoun is pronounced similarly to Colan, Colin, Collen, Collin, Colwin, Colwyn, Colwynn and Colyn. Other recommended names are Cleon, Cochran, Colbourn, Colbourne, Colburn, Colden, Coldin, Coleman, Coleton, Collbourn (see Colburn), Collburn (see Colburn), Collden (see Colden), Colldin (see Colden), Collton, Colman, Colson, Colston, Colten, Colton, Colum, Conlon, Cotton and Coulson. These names tend to be more frequently used than Colhoun.

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