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pinWhat does Colt mean?

Colt /colt/ [1 syll.] as a boys' 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 variants: Colter, Coltrane and Coulter.

Related boy name: Colbert.

Kreatif forms: Cocolt, Coltco, Coltry. [more]

pinHow popular is Colt?

Colt is an unusual given name for males but a very prominent last name for all people (#18389 out of 150436, Top 12%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Presented below is the birth name popularity of Colt for boys. Colt was first listed in 1980-1989 and reached its highest position of #327 in the U.S. in the year 2011, and is at #339 presently. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Colt name in U.S.

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

Colter is the only other popular related form of Colt (#339 in 2014) rated in the Top 1000. Adoption of these boy names was at its apex in the year 2011 (usage of 0.3365%) and has remained as widespread to this day (usage 0.3305%, 1.8% less). Colt (#339) is the most chic boy name in this compilation, and there is a rekindling in birth name usage for this name. Below is a graphed analysis of the usage of Colt and related names. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Colt, Colter in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Colt and related baby names outside U.S.

pinSimilar Names

Colt is alike in pronunciation to Kolt. Other recommended similar baby names are Col, Cole, Colet, Coll, Colm, Cort and Holt. These names tend to be more frequently used than Colt.