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Meaning and name origin

Colson \c(o)-lson, col-son\ as a boy's name is of Middle English and Old French origin, and the meaning of Colson is "swarthy, coal-black, charcoal". Colson is a variant of Cole (Middle English, Old French): surname derived from a medieval given name. Also a variant of Coulson: surname derived from Nicholas (Greek) "people of victory".


Colson is not a popular first name for males but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#3425 out of 88799, Top 4%) (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Colson and its source forms. The only popular variation form ranked in the Top 1000/100 is Cole (#116). (2014 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Cole in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar baby names are Colston and Colton. These names tend to be more commonly used than Colson.