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pinWhat does Colson mean?

Colson /col-son/ [2 sylls.] as a name for boys. Colson's root is Greek, and the name Colson means "swarthy, coal-black, charcoal; people of victory". Colson is an alternate spelling of Cole (Middle English, Old French) with the suffix -son. Colson is also a variant of Coulson (Greek).


Colson has 1 relation via Cole, Coulson: Coley.

Kreatif forms: Closon, Coson, Coyson. [more]

pinHow 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. Census)

Below is a graphed comparison of the popularity of the boy name Colson and related names. The only prominent varying form of Colson (not ranked) listed in the Top 1000 is Cole (#116 in 2014). Adoption of this boy name reached its peak in 2003 (usage of 0.931%) and is now much less (usage 0.884%, down 5%). 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.

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