What does the baby name Kolton mean? Learn about what Kolton means, its history & origin, popularity in our random name database, pronunciation, similar names, nicknames & spelling variations.

Kolton - Name Meaning, Origin & Popularity

Spelling of Kolton
K-O-L-T-O-N, is a 6-letter male given name.
Pronunciation of Kolton
KOHL ton
Meaning of Kolton
Coal town, cole's town, cola's town.
Origin of Kolton
The name 'Kolton' is of English origin. It is a variant spelling of the name 'Colton', which itself is derived from an English surname. Surnames were often used as given names in English-speaking countries, and 'Colton' eventually gained popularity as a first name for boys.
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Popularity of Kolton
The popularity of the name 'Kolton' has been steadily increasing in recent years. It has become a relatively common name in the United States and other English-speaking countries. Its rise in popularity can be attributed to the trend of using unique and modern-sounding names for boys.
Kolton currently has 1 like, and is in the top 14% of liked boy's names. The name Adom is slightly more popular than Kolton.

Etymology of Kolton

The name 'Kolton' is a variant spelling of 'Colton', which originated as an English surname. The surname 'Colton' is believed to have derived from a place name, meaning 'coal town' or 'settlement by the coal'. This suggests that the original bearers of the surname may have lived near a coal mine or in a town known for its coal production.

Cultural Significance of Kolton

As a modern English name, 'Kolton' does not hold significant cultural or historical significance. It is primarily chosen by parents based on personal preference and style.