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Meaning and name origin

Colton \c(o)-lton, col-ton\ as a boy's name is pronounced KOHL-ton. It is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Colton is "swarthy person; coal town or settlement". Surname and place name, derived from the personal name Cola, or also a doublet of Colby. Could also possibly mean "colt-settlement", or "Cole's settlement". See also Kolton.

Colton has 4 variant forms: Coleton, Collton, Colston and Colten.

Colton is also pronounced similarly to Kelton, Kolten and Koltin. Other suggested similar baby names are Bolton, Chelton, Chilton, Colden, Coldin, Colson and Cotton.


Colton is a somewhat popular first name for males (#1160 out of 1220) and an even more popular surname or last name for all people (#5235 out of 88799) (2000 U.S. Census).

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