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Boy Names Starting with Col-

Col- baby names and what they mean, with 27 results. Col- names are used more often as masculine names. Usage of these boy names was at its peak a decade ago (usage of 1.03%) and is almost as widespread today (usage 0.86%, down 16.1%), but with names like Colby becoming less in vogue. Colt (#337), Colten (#548) and Colton (#59) are three of the more fashionable boy names among these, while Coldren (top 17%) and Cola (13%) are common Col- last names.

Col- names

Colas - Colt | Colter - Colwyn

Colas - Colt

Nicholas and variantsColas, Cole1, Colet, Colin1, Collin1
Forms of Nicholas. From Greek word. "People of victory." Colbin is also a marginally prominent boys' name.

Colbert and variantsColbert1, var. Cole2, Colt1, Colvert
Source fr. Old French, Old German elements. "Renowned, bright, famous." Common as surnames, and Colbert (top 1%), Colvert (23%) are comparable to common surnames Cypert (top 14%), Molbert (65%), with the -ert suffix.

Colburn, var. Colbourn, Colbourne, Collbourn, Collburn
Based on Old English element. "Cold brook; coal brook." Compare last names Colborn (top 16%), Coburn (2%).

Colby and variantsColby, var. Colbee, Colbert2, Colbey, Colbie, Collby
From Old Norse language. "Swarthy person's settlement." Usage of Colby as a boys' name has decreased circa 2001.

Colden, var. Collden, Coldin, Colldin
Root fr. Old English element. "Dark valley." Colden, Colldin, etc. are unusual as children's names.

Cole and variantsCole3, var. Coley, Colson1
Derivative of Middle English, Old French words. "Swarthy, coal-black, charcoal." Adoption of Cole and variants as children's names in 2015 was down 32.5% compared to 2005.

.. Also derived from the Gaelic personal .. Coleman became more popular in 2015, rising +63 rankings as a children's name to reach #887.

Coleridge, var. Colerige, Colridge, Colrige
Origin fr. Old English word. Place name .. Not in Top 2000.

Colgate, var. Colegate
Source fr. Old English language. "Dark gate." Colgate and Colegate are unusual as boys' names.

Colhoun, Colquhoun
Forms of Calhoun. Derivative of Irish, Gaelic word. "The narrow woods." Not in Top 2000.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Col- names: Colbert, Colby, Cole, Coleman, Coley

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Col- names: Colin, Collie, Collier, Collin, Collins

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Col- names: Collis, Colman, Colson, Colt, Colter

Colin and variantsColin2, var. Colan, Col, Cole4, Colle, Colyn
Derived fr. Irish, Scottish, Gaelic words. "Young creature." Popular as baby names, Colan, Colin, etc. sound like the conventional Callan.

Coll, var. Colla
.. Use as a modern given name .. Outside Top 2000.

Colley and variantsColley, var. Collie, Collis1
Origin fr. Old English language. "Dark-haired." Less widespread today. Collis was the variation last listed (the 1950s) in the Top 2000.

Collier and variantsCollier, var. Colier, Colis, Collayer, Collis2, Collyer
Derived fr. Old English element. "Coal miner." Less common today. Collis was the variant last found (the 1950s) in the Top 2000.

Collin and variantsCollin2, var. Collen, Collins1
Source fr. Scottish element. "Young creature." Adoption of Collin, Collen, etc. as baby names in 2015 was down 47.5% compared to a decade ago.

Derivative of Irish, Gaelic word. "Holly." Less widespread today. Collins was last recorded in the 1960s in the Top 2000. See also Collis.

Colm, Colum
Var. of Calum. Origin fr. Scottish, Gaelic, Latin. "Dove." Coylum and Cullum are creative forms.

Colman and variantsColman, var. Coleman2
Origin fr. Irish. .. The name was borne by many .. Coleman is in the Top 2000.

Var. of Coulson. Derivative of Greek word. "People of victory." Colson became more trendy in 2015, gaining +136 positions as a children's name to reach #1115. See also Colston.

Colt and variantsColt2, var. Colter, Coltrane
Derivative of Old English word. "Young horse; frisky." Colt and Colter are Top 2000 baby names.

Quick Reference

Summary Index of names [and variants] for Col- names for boys.

1. Colas - Colt
Nicholas [Cole, Colas, Colet, Colin, Collin], Colbert [Cole, Colt, Colvert], Colburn [Collburn, Colbourn, Collbourn, Colbourne], Colby [Colbee, Collby, Colbey, Colbie, Colbert], Colden [Coldin, Collden, Colldin], Cole [Coley, Colson], Coleman, Coleridge [Colrige, Colerige, Colridge], Colgate [Colegate], Calhoun [Colhoun, Colquhoun], Colin [Col, Cole, Colan, Colle, Colyn], Coll [Colla], Colley [Collie, Collis], Collier [Colis, Collis, Colier, Collyer, Collayer], Collin [Collen, Collins], Collins, Calum [Colm, Colum], Colman [Coleman], Coulson [Colson], Colt [Colter, Coltrane]

Colter, Colton [Colten, Coleton, Colston, Collton], Colum [Colm, Colombain, Columbano, Collumbano, Columbanus, Columcille], Columbus [Colombe, Colombo], Culver [Colver], Colville [Colvile, Colvill], Colwyn [Colwin, Colwynn]

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