Colter

Colter - A very unique male name



  Oct 17,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Colter, meaning colt herder, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1982 on position #1862. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Colter and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Colter? 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 Colter. The baby boy name Colter was given to 83 baby boys in 2012, ranking #1289 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 19,772 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Colter peaked in popularity 32 years ago in 1987 on position 1051.



Famous with this name

Mike Colter
Jessi Colter
Eli Colter


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Colter is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Colter is currently topping the baby name charts in Montana at position #100 - and is the least popular in California at position #1,535.

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 Colter is where you live.


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Colter origin and meaning

Colter is a 6 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means colt herder. To see famous people named Colter, pop culture references for the name Colter and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Colter

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

Calder / Coltrane / Coulter / Cleother /

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
20121289
20111147
20101247
20091141
20081232
20071424
20061378
20051361
20041334
20031280
20021319
20011487
20001535
19991604
19981289
19971440
19961385
19951214
19941281
19931103
19921069
19911084
19901352
19891550
19881197
19871051
19861503
19851160
19841289
19831210
19821862

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Montana100
Idaho261
South Dakota263
Utah333
Colorado510
Arizona670
Texas1313
California1535

Even more about Colter


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 Colter 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 Colter?

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
1987
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Colter
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 19,772
Letter count 6
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1982
2012 births +83

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