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FOR REAL: Colton was originally an English surname coming from a place name derived from the personal name Cola, which means "charcoal" (a nickname given to someone with dark features) + tun meaning "settlement; town." As a boys' first name, Colton has been used since the early 19-teens, though it took off in popularity in the late 1980s. 2013 was its most popular year ever, coming in at #50 in the U.S. top 7000.

diminutives: Cole, Colt

related names: Cole

other recorded spellings: Kolton, Colten, Kolten, Coltin, Coltyn, Koltyn, Coleton, Koltin, Koltan, Koleton, Coltan, Kohlton, Kholton, Coalton, Coltn