|Pronunciation||📣 \k(o)-lton, kol-ton\|
|Number in U.S||👶 14,000|
|Rate in 2021||905|
|Name origin||🌍 American|
Meaning of name Kolton:
Kolton is an Americanized respelling of Colton. Colton is a transferred use of an English surname that originated as a place name. It remains as a surname, but is now also used as a male given name, primarily in the United States and Canada. The name Colton is believed to be derived from the Old English words "col" (meaning coal) and "Tun" (meaning town or settlement). It actually developed as a nickname in England for a person with a dark complexion (called "Cola"). Brunette essentially means a dark, tanned complexion, so it doesn't have exactly the same negative connotations we might think of today. Originating as a place name, Colton is a district to the east of Leeds First recorded in the Domesday Book in 1085. It was named for the abundance of coal found in the area; Either that, or the farmer named “Cola” (brown boy) who owned most of the land. The Kolton spelling variation is used only in the United States.
Kolton first appeared on the US male naming charts in 1991 and quickly rose to moderately light levels. The name has been influenced by the popularity of Colton, who is on the Top 100 list of the most well-known favorite boys in America. Kolton is a typical "kreative" respelling of a popular name that is only common in the United States. American fathers are famous for altering the spelling of names; no other English-speaking country does it to the extent that Americans do, if at all.
"Kolton" is a popular name for boys that has American origin. Meaning of the name Kolton is: "Coal Town".
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