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)