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Gender: M Meaning of Colton: "from the coal or dark town" Origin of Colton: English Colton's Popularity in 2015: #59

Colton is a trendy two-syllable choice, with the popular 'on/en' ending.

Colton jumped onto the popularity list in 1982 at Number 806. Then, in 1988, the hunky character Colton Shore was introduced on the soap opera General Hospital, and the name began to zoom up the list, till it has now reached Number 59. Coincidence or contributing factor?

Another attractive namesake is Teen Wolf heartthrob Colton Haynes. Short form Colt has been used by a couple of celebs.

Famous People Named Colton

Colton Lee Haynes, American actor and model
(Michael) Colton Dixon, American singer
Colton Cumbie, American reality TV personality ("Survivor")
Colton Douglas "Bobby" Orr, Canadian ice hockey player
Colton Schmidt, American NFL football player
Colton Iverson, American basketball player
Colton James, American actor
Colton Greene, U.S. Civil War general
Thomas Colton Padalecki, son of actors Genevieve & Jared Padalecki
Colton Burpo, the little boy who went to heaven and whose dad wrote "Heaven Is For Real"

Pop Culture References for the name Colton

Colton White, fictional character from the western video game "Gun"
Colton Tayler, character in "Magnetic Shift" by Lucy D. Briand

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