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Meaning and name origin

Colt \c(o)-lt\ as a boy's name is pronounced kolt. It is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Colt is "young horse; frisky". Occupational name. Variants are English surnames used as given names. The Colt revolving-breech pistol, or revolver, is the invention of 19th-century inventor Samuel Colt.

Colt has 3 variant forms: Colter, Coltrane and Coulter.

For more information, see also the related boy name Colbert.


Colt is not a popular first name for males but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#26703 out of 88799) (2000 U.S. Census).

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Similar Names

Colt is also pronounced similarly to Kolt. Other suggested similar baby names are Col, Cole, Colet, Coll, Colm, Cort and Holt. These names tend to be more commonly used than Colt.


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