What does Colten mean?
Colten /col-ten/ [2 sylls.] as a name for boys is of Old English origin, and Colten means "swarthy person; coal town or settlement". Colten is an alternate form of Colton (Old English) with the suffix -en.
Colten▲ has 1 variant: Collton.more]
How popular is Colten?
Colten is an uncommon given name for males but a somewhat popular last name for both adults and children (#75219 out of 150436, Top 50%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Displayed below is the birth name popularity of Colten for boys. Colten was first listed in 1990 and reached its top position of #386 in the U.S. in 2011, and is currently at #474. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)
Popular related forms of Colten (#474 the previous year) are Colton (#65 the previous year) and Coleton. These boy names were at the height of their popularity in the year 2011 (usage of 0.5133%) and are almost as popular today (usage 0.487%, 5.1% less). Colton (#65) and Colten (#474) are two of the more chic birth names here. Displayed below is an analysis of the popularity of Colten and affiliated names. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)
Colten▲ is pronounced similarly to Kelten, Kolten▲, Koltin and Kolton▲. Other suggested similar baby names are Bolten, Colden, Coldin, Collden, Collen, Colter and Cotten. Like Colten, these names are not commonly used.