Colt

Colt - A very unique male name



  Aug 17,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Colt appeared on the charts for the first time in 1982 on position #454. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Colt and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Colt? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Colt. The baby boy name Colt was given to 941 baby boys in 2012, ranking #322 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 1,744 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Colt peaked in popularity 5 years ago in 2012 on position 322.



Famous with this name

Colt Prattes
Colt Cannon
Samuel Colt


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Colt is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Colt is currently topping the baby name charts in Montana at position #146 - and is the least popular in New Jersey at position #973.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Colt is where you live.


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Colt origin and meaning

Colt is a 4 letter name with 1 syllables. We couldn't find any information about what this name means. To see famous people named Colt, pop culture references for the name Colt and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Colt

We've found the following names that sound similar to Colt, sorted by popularity.

Clyde / Claude / Claud / Claudio / Claudie / Cloyd / Cleotha / Claudia / Child / Clide /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
2012322
2011327
2010326
2009369
2008528
2007590
2006927
2005987
20041309
20031158
2002882
2001911
2000836
1999837
1998760
1997714
1996679
1995686
1994671
1993680
1992699
1991745
1990798
1989807
1988707
1987554
1986609
1985518
1984521
1983449
1982454

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Montana146
Oklahoma151
South Dakota158
Alabama186
Louisiana204
Missouri217
Kentucky218
Kansas220
Texas239
Ohio240
West Virginia247
Pennsylvania250
Idaho260
Arkansas267
Georgia287
Virginia299
North Carolina301
Indiana304
Oregon305
Wisconsin306
Hawaii309
Tennessee326
Colorado337
Washington342
Utah370
Mississippi372
Minnesota380
Florida385
Michigan395
Maryland396
New Mexico397
Iowa407
Arizona408
South Carolina415
Nebraska441
Nevada530
California540
Illinois621
Massachusetts689
New York777
New Jersey973

Even more about Colt


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Colt a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique male name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Colt?

1 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
2012
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Colt
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 1,744
Letter count 4
Syllable count 1
Year first discovered 1982
2012 births +941

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