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What does Colten mean?

Colten Pronunciation of Colten 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).

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






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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. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Colten was first listed in 1980-1989 and reached its top position of #386 in the U.S. in 2011, and is currently at #548. (TOP BABY NAMES, 2015)

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

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

Which version is better?

Popular related forms of Colten (#548 THE PREVIOUS YEAR) are Colton (#59), Colston (#1798) and Coleton. These relations of Colten were at the height of their popularity less than a decade ago (USAGE OF 0.4%) and have remained as popular to this day (USAGE 0.4%, 5% LESS). Colton and Colten are two of the more chic birth names here.

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

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

Similar Names

Colten is pronounced similarly to Kelten, Keltin, Kelton, Kolten, Koltin and Kolton. Other suggested similar-sounding names are Alten, Bolten, Boltin, Bolton, Chelton, Chilton, Cobden, Coffen, Colan, Colbee, Colbey, Colden, Coldin, Cole, Colet, Coley, Colier, Colin, Collden (see Colden), Colldin (see Colden), Colle, Collen, Colley, Collin, Colman, Colson, Colt, Colter, Colver, Colwin, Colwyn, Colyn, Conlen, Corben, Coren, Cortes, Cortez, Coster, Cotten, Cotton, Coulter, Cullen, Dalten, Felten, Galten, Golden, Gorten, Halten (see Halton), Holden, Horten, Milten (see Milton), Morten, Nolen and Zoltan. These names tend to be more commonly used than Colten.

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