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What does Colquhoun mean?

Colquhoun Pronunciation of Colquhoun [colquhoun] as a name for boys has the meaning "the narrow woods". Colquhoun is a variant form of Calhoun (Irish, Gaelic): place name.

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


2 relations via Calhoun: Callhoun and Colhoun.

Creative forms:


Middle name pairings:
Colquhoun Pablo (C.P.), ..

How popular is Colquhoun?

Colquhoun is an unusual given name for men but a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#35387 out of 150436, Top 24%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. The only prominent variation form of Colquhoun (outside Top 2000) rated in the Top 2000 is Calhoun. This relation of Colquhoun reached the peak of its popularity 135 years ago (#1827). (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Claudon (see Claude), Colbourn, Colburn, Coleton, Collbourn (see Colburn), Collton, Colson, Colston, Colton and Columbus. These names tend to be more commonly used than Colquhoun.

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