Colson - boys name

Colson name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 75%

Colson name meaning:

The name Colson is of English origin and is commonly used as a first name for boys. It is believed to have derived from the combination of two elements, "col," meaning "coal" or "dark," and "son," meaning "son of." As a result, Colson can be interpreted to mean "son of coal" or "dark-haired son."

The name Colson brings forth characteristics such as strength, resilience, and determination. Just like the coal that is formed under intense pressure, individuals with this name are often seen as strong-willed and capable of withstanding challenges. The association with darkness can also symbolize mystery, depth, and wisdom. People named Colson may possess an introspective nature and a keen sense of intuition.

Overall, the name Colson carries a sense of depth, strength, and resilience. It is a name that can inspire confidence, individuality, and a spirit of perseverance in those who bear it.

Origin: English

Triumphant people, people's victory.

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Overall UK ranking: 1218 out of 4789

22 recorded births last year

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (437)

Historical popularity of Colson

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