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What does Coltrane mean?

Coltrane Pronunciation of Coltrane [coltrane] as a boys' name is of Old English origin, and the name Coltrane means "young horse; frisky". Coltrane is a variant form of Colt (Old English): occupational name.

Associated with: old english.


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Middle name pairings:
Coltrane Ari (C.A.), ..

How popular is Coltrane?

Coltrane is a rare first name for men but a very popular last name for all people (#21981 out of 150436, Top 15%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Colt (#337 from recent data) is the only popular varying form of Coltrane (outside Top 2000). Adoption of this relation of Coltrane is more pronounced among parents presently (adoption of 0.05%). (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Colt in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Beltran, Beltrano, Blane, Borne, Bourne, Caetano, Cahane, Ciaran, Claran, Clarance, Clare, Clarence, Coburne (see Coburn), Cochran, Colan, Colbee, Colbourne, Colburn, Coldin, Colegate, Coleman, Coleridge, Colerige (see Coleridge), Colgate, Colin, Colla, Collden (see Colden), Collie, Collton, Colman, Colrige (see Coleridge), Colson, Colten, Colter, Colton, Columbano (see Colum), Colwyn, Colwynn, Colyn, Conan, Conant, Conrad, Conrade, Constans, Constant, Corbie, Corcoran, Cordale, Corie, Corin, Cornel, Corrado, Corrin, Cortland, Cortlandt, Cortney, Corwan, Cosgrave, Costa, Costas, Cotton, Courtney, Coyne, Craine, Crane, Crayne, Cullan, Cyran, Fontane, Gaetane, Haldane, Halfdane, Lorne, Montane and Zoltan. These names tend to be more frequently used than Coltrane.

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