Colten

Colten - A very unique male name



  Mar 21,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Colten appeared on the charts for the first time in 1984 on position #2296. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Colten and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Colten? 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 Colten. The baby boy name Colten was given to 686 baby boys in 2012, ranking #399 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 2,392 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Colten peaked in popularity 8 years ago in 2011 on position 385.



Famous with this name

Colten Currey
Colten McCranie
Colten Ellis


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Colten is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Colten is currently topping the baby name charts in West Virginia at position #158 - and is the least popular in New York at position #849.

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 Colten is where you live.


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Colten origin and meaning

Colten is a 6 letter name with 2 syllables. We couldn't find any information about what this name means. To see famous people named Colten, pop culture references for the name Colten and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Colten

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

Clayton / Colton / Coleton / Coltin / Coltyn / Colden / Coltan / Celedonio / Coalton / Calton /

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
2012399
2011385
2010389
2009393
2008405
2007462
2006508
2005573
2004564
2003582
2002546
2001531
2000529
1999524
1998486
1997463
1996489
1995513
1994556
1993493
1992578
1991592
1990618
1989621
1988856
19872305
19862498
19842296

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
West Virginia158
Hawaii217
Kentucky226
Ohio230
Michigan242
North Dakota243
Wisconsin254
Oklahoma260
Missouri264
Indiana270
Pennsylvania282
North Carolina302
Tennessee307
Kansas328
Minnesota329
Arkansas333
Nebraska351
Mississippi373
Iowa373
Florida375
Virginia396
Arizona438
Maryland440
Alabama442
Colorado446
South Carolina446
Nevada452
Georgia459
Connecticut474
Washington477
Louisiana500
Oregon515
Texas557
Illinois574
Utah718
California805
New York849

Even more about Colten


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 Colten 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 Colten?

2 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
2011
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Colten
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 2,392
Letter count 6
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1984
2012 births +686

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