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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Colten

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  1. A male given name

Notable Persons Named Colten

Colten Teubert is a hockey player for the Iserlohn Roosters in the Deutsche Eishockey Liga. His most notable accomplishments were from 2009 to present. Colten was born on March 8th, 1990 in Surrey, British Columbia.

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Colten Hayes is an athlete. He was most prominent from 2011 to present. Colten was born on January 31st, 1990 in Maple Ridge, British Columbia.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Colten

Arthur Thomas "Tom" Colten was a newspaper publisher; businessman and media proprietor. Arthur was born on October 21st, 1922 in Detroit, Michigan, USA. He died on December 5th, 2004.

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How popular is the baby name Colten in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1978 5 0 5
1981 9 0 9
1982 13 0 13
1983 19 0 19
1984 24 0 24
1985 26 0 26
1986 30 0 30
1987 48 0 48
1988 134 0 134
1989 255 0 255
1990 266 0 266
1991 302 0 302
1992 317 0 317
1993 413 0 413
1994 339 0 339
1995 377 0 377
1996 417 0 417
1997 464 0 464
1998 442 0 442
1999 399 0 399
2000 411 0 411
2001 399 0 399
2002 395 0 395
2003 363 0 363
2004 391 0 391
2005 404 0 404
2006 504 0 504
2007 585 0 585
2008 724 0 724
2009 757 0 757
2010 729 0 729
2011 747 0 747
2012 717 0 717
2013 648 0 648
2014 608 0 608
2015 518 0 518
2016 441 0 441
2017 358 0 358

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Popularity of Colten as a first name

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Popularity of Colten as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Colten U.S.
  White 93.67% 64.26%
  African American 3.38% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Colten

People with the last name Colten are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Colten

  • How Popular is the name Colten? Colten is the 2,078th most popular name of all time. As a last name Colten was the 80,131st most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Colten have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 13,998 babies born with the first name Colten in the United States. That's more than enough people named Colten to occupy the territory of Wallis and Futuna (France) with an estimated population of 13,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Colten? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1978 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Colten first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Colten is Tuesday, March 26th, 1968.
  • What year had the most people named Colten born? The highest recorded use of the first name Colten was in 2009 with a total of 757 babies.
  • Random Colten Factoid: According to the 1989 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Colten ranks 100th in popularity as a baby boy's name in Wyoming. Imagine that, 6 babies in Wyoming have the same name as you in 1989.
  • Weird things about the name Colten: Your name in reverse order is Netloc. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Tcneol. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Colten? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 237 people with the last name Colten.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Colten? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Colten as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.3m people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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