Meaning and Origin of: Colt

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First name origins & meanings:

  • Latin : Lame

Last name origin & meaning:

  • English : from Middle English colt ‘young ass’, later also ‘young horse’, ‘colt’, hence a metonymic occupational name for someone who looked after asses and horses, or a nickname for an obstinate or frisky person, from the same word. In northern England colt was a generic term for working horses and asses.