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What does Colson mean?

Colson Pronunciation of Colson [col-son] as a name for boys has its root in Greek, and the name Colson means "swarthy, coal-black, charcoal; people of victory". Colson is an alternate spelling of Cole (Middle English, Old French). Colson is also a variant of Coulson (Greek).

Associated with: greek, swarthy (dark), victory.

Variations

1 relation via Cole, Coulson: Coley.

Creative forms:
(male) Coson, Coyson, ..

(female) Collan, Colsa, ..

Middle name pairings:
Colson Ares (C.A.), ..

How popular is Colson?

Colson is an unusual first name for males but a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#3488 out of 150436, Top 2%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Colson entered the list in 2000 and reached its apex rank of #1054 in the U.S. in the year 2011, and is at #1115 currently. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related boy names. Prominent varying forms of Colson (#1115 in recent rankings) listed in the Top 2000 are Cole (#115 in recent rankings) and Coley. Adoption of these forms of Colson was well-received among parents in 2002 (median #1308) and is somewhat less today (#1076, down 38.9%).

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Colson, Cole, Coley in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Allson, Bolton, Carlson, Carson, Cason, Celso, Cleon, Colan, Colden, Coldin, Coleton, Colhoun, Colin, Collen, Collin, Collton, Colman, Colston, Colten, Colton, Colwin, Colwyn, Colyn, Conlon, Cotton, Dotson, Dowson, Ellson, Elson, Gilson, Hobson, Jolyon, Jonson, Kolton, Nelson, Nilson, Robson, Ronson and Wilson. These names tend to be more commonly used than Colson.

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