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Colton

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1913 6 0 6
1916 5 0 5
1920 8 0 8
1921 5 0 5
1925 5 0 5
1926 5 0 5
1927 5 0 5
1931 5 0 5
1932 5 0 5
1938 5 0 5
1939 9 0 9
1940 7 0 7
1943 5 0 5
1944 6 0 6
1947 6 0 6
1950 11 0 11
1951 5 0 5
1953 5 0 5
1954 6 0 6
1956 8 0 8
1957 9 0 9
1958 6 0 6
1959 8 0 8
1960 7 0 7
1961 16 0 16
1962 11 0 11
1963 9 0 9
1964 11 0 11
1965 13 0 13
1966 19 0 19
1967 12 0 12
1968 17 0 17
1969 15 0 15
1970 19 0 19
1971 17 0 17
1972 22 0 22
1973 25 0 25
1974 29 0 29
1975 34 0 34
1976 32 0 32
1977 31 0 31
1978 26 0 26
1979 33 0 33
1980 34 0 34
1981 49 0 49
1982 120 0 120
1983 117 0 117
1984 129 0 129
1985 171 0 171
1986 238 0 238
1987 322 0 322
1988 884 5 879
1989 1,929 5 1,924
1990 2,245 13 2,232
1991 2,245 0 2,245
1992 2,557 9 2,548
1993 2,760 10 2,750
1994 2,852 0 2,852
1995 3,593 7 3,586
1996 3,800 13 3,787
1997 3,607 7 3,600
1998 3,578 5 3,573
1999 3,288 0 3,288
2000 3,409 0 3,409
2001 3,245 0 3,245
2002 3,053 6 3,047
2003 2,957 6 2,951
2004 2,971 20 2,951
2005 2,663 8 2,655
2006 3,000 0 3,000
2007 3,664 8 3,656
2008 4,545 0 4,545 #98 boy name
2009 4,772 6 4,766 #93 boy name
2010 5,312 0 5,312 #73 boy name
2011 5,597 9 5,588 #74 boy name
2012 6,353 6 6,347 #65 boy name
2013 6,476 6 6,470 #65 boy name
2014 6,377 9 6,368 #65 boy name
2015 6,278 8 6,270 #59 boy name

Want to know about the popularity of the Colton baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 105,733 babies born with the name Colton in the United States. That's more than enough Coltons to occupy the country of Grenada with an estimated population of 105,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1913 when it was given to 6 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Colton" was in 2013 with a total of 6,470 babies. (That's a lot of baby Coltons)

According to the 2001 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Colton" ranks #80 in popularity as a baby boy's name in Washington. Imagine that, 110 babies in Washington have the same name as you in 2001. Across the entire United States a total of 3,245 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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Where is the name Colton popular?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Colton" mean? The list below shows the origins of Colton as well as things modernly associated with the name Colton such as celebrities named Colton.

Origin and Meaning of Colton

The name "Colton" is of English origin, and it means "Cole's Town". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Colton Haynes

Colton Haynes is an actor, model, and musician with the most prominent portion of his career being from 2 to present. Colton was born in 1988 as Colton Lee Haynes in Wichita, Kansas, United States.

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Other Inspirations for the Name Colton

Colton Burpo
Colton Keough
Colton Rv
Colton Dixon
Colton Dunn

Alternative Meanings

C is for cuddle, those intimate moments you cherish.

O is for orderly, a lifelong passion.

L is for loyalty, that you show.

T is for touching, the way you show you are.

O is for ornate, nothing plain here!

N is for nice, need I say more?

Your name in reverse order is "Notloc". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Cootnl". How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Colton born Apr 6, 1990

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I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Portugal approximately on 1575. Your profession was sailor and shoemaker.

As an inquisitive and inventive person, you liked to get to the very bottom of things and to rummage in books. Talent for drama, natural born actor. The world is full of ill and lonely people. You should help those, who are less fortunate than you are.

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