What does Colson mean?
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).
1 relation via Cole, Coulson: Coley.Creative forms:
(male) Coson, Coyson, ..
(female) Colsonna, .. 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)
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%).
Similar NamesRecommended 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.See names in meaning and etymology.