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What does Colston mean?

Colston Pronunciation of Colston as a name for boys is an Old English name, and Colston means "swarthy person; coal town or settlement". Colston is an alternate form of Colton (Old English).

ASSOCIATED WITH Col-, -ston, old english, swarthy (dark)


RELATED FORMS VIA COLTON Coleton, Collton, Colten



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How popular is Colston?

Colston is an uncommon given name for males but a very popular last name for all people (#7623 out of 150436, Top 5%). (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Colston was first listed in 2010 and reached its apex position of #1687 in the U.S. then, and is at #1798 presently. (2015 U.S. SSA RECORDS)

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

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

Which version is better?

Colton (#59 A YEAR AGO), Colten (#548) and Coleton are the popular alternative forms of Colston (#1798) appearing in the Top 2000. Usage of these forms of Colston was common among parents in the year 2012 (MEDIAN #1006) and has remained as conventional to this day (#1101, DOWN 5.4%). Colton is more familiar than the rest, though Colten has become trendy as well.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Colston, Coleton, Colten, Colton in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar-sounding names are Agoston, Allston, Allton, Alston, Aston, Bellton, Belton, Bollton (see Bolton), Bolton, Boston, Carlson, Carlton, Carston, Castor, Celesto, Chelton, Cheston, Chilton, Claron, Claxton, Cleon, Clevon, Clifton, Clyfton (see Clifton), Colden, Coleman, Colin, Collen, Colman, Colson, Colwin, Comstock, Conlon, Constant, Constanz (see Constantine), Coridon (see Corydon), Corydon, Costa, Costas, Cotton, Coulson, Cranston, Cristen, Criston, Crofton, Dalton, Delton, Deston, Dotson, Dowson, Ellston, Ellton, Elsdon, Elston, Gorton, Hallton (see Halton), Houston, Huston, Kelton, Kolton, Marston, Norton, Platon, Preston, Ralston, Rosston, Royston, Russton, Ruston, Salton, Solomon, Tilton, Torston, Triston and Wriston. These names tend to be more commonly used than Colston.

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