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What does Colson mean?

Colson \c(o)-lson, col-son\ as a name for boys. Colson's roots are Middle English and Old French, and the name Colson means "swarthy, coal-black, charcoal". Colson is a variation of Cole (Middle English, Old French). Colson is also a variant of Coulson.


Colson has 1 related variation via Cole, Coulson: Coley.


Colson is an unusual first name for males but a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#3425 out of 88799, Top 4%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Below is a graphed comparison of the popularity of the boy name Colson and related names. The only prominent varying form of Colson (#unlisted) listed in the Top 1000 is Cole (#116 in 2014). Adoption of this boy name reached its peak in 2003 and is now much less. Cole (#116) is the most fashionable baby name in this compilation. (2014 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Similar Names

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