What does Coulson mean?
Coulson /coul-son/ [2 sylls.] as a boys' name is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Coulson is "people of victory". Surname derived from Nicholas.
Coulson has 1 variant: Colson.more]
How popular is Coulson?
Coulson is an uncommon first name for men but a very popular surname for both adults and children (#6559 out of 150436, Top 4%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Shown below is a comparison of the usage of the boy name Coulson and affiliated names. Prominent alternative forms of Coulson (not ranked) are Cole (#116 a year ago), Colin (#140), Collin (#223) and Nicholas (#57). Forms like Colet are uncommon. These boy names reached the peak of their popularity in 2003 (usage of 0.9245%) and are now significantly less popular (usage 0.866%, ▼6.3%). Cole (#116), Colin (#140) and Collin (#223) are three of the more trendy boy names here, and there is also a rebound in birth name popularity for Colin. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)