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What does Coleen mean?

Coleen /co-leen/ [2 sylls.] as a name for girls. Coleen's root is Gaelic, and the name Coleen means "girl, wench". Coleen is a variant transcription of Colleen (Gaelic): from "cailín". Compare surname Colen.


Coleen has 9 variants: Cauleyne, Cauline, Colene, Coline, Colleene, Collene, Colline, Kolleen and Kolline.

Coleen has 9 more alternative forms via Colleen: Coe, Coel, Colena, Coley, Colinda, Collena, Collie, Collina and Colly.

Kreatif forms: Celeen, Coleenna, Coleenne. [more]

How popular is Coleen?

Coleen is a very prominent first name for women (#917 out of 4276, Top 21%) but an unusual last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Charted below is the birth name popularity of Coleen for girls. Coleen was first listed in 1930-1939 and reached its peak rank of #488 in the U.S. during the years 1950-1959, but is not listed at the moment. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Coleen name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Coleen outside U.S.

Colleen is the only other popular variation form of Coleen listed in the Top 1000. These girl names were at the height of their popularity during the years 1950-1959 (usage of 0.6955%) and have become significantly less widespread since, with the versions Coleen and Colleen becoming less in vogue. Below is a charted comparison of the popularity of the girl name Coleen and affiliated names. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Coleen, Colleen in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Coleen and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Coleen is alike in pronunciation to Caileen, Caleen, Calen, Callen, Cayleen, Kaleen and Kyleen. Other suggested similar baby names are Caleena, Celeena, Coreen and Joleen. These names tend to be less frequently used than Coleen.