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Colton Meaning


What does Colton mean?

The name Colton is of English origin.

The meaning of Colton is "coal town".

Colton is generally used as a boy's name.

It consists of 6 letters and 2 syllables and is pronounced Col-ton.

The Given Name Colton

Colton is a form of Colby. See Colby for further details.

The gem or mineral name Colton, has a wonderfully luminous quality.

This 2 syllable name has sparkle and a positive vibe.

Solidly popular, this one is a keeper.

Colton falls into the gem or mineral name category.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Colton Haynes, and Colton Orr.

Colton Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, it ranked 68 in baby name popularity for boys with 5,284 occurrences. It ranked 11,556 in baby name popularity for girls with 8 occurrences.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 70 in baby name popularity for boys with 5,278 occurrences. It ranked 10,858 in baby name popularity for girls with 9 occurrences.

The trend's your friend. See how Colton has changed in popularity since 1880 by visiting the Colton Name Popularity Page.

Colton Related Names

Colton is a form of Colby.

Famous Coltons

  • Colton Haynes ~ Actor
  • Colton Orr ~ Ice Hockey Player

Colton Numerology

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Then take a look at the Numerological Report For Colton.

It may give you some insight about your new baby.

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Colton Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Colton in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Colton.

Just for fun, see the name Colton in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Colton in Nautical Flags page.