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What does Collie mean?

Collie \c(ol)-lie\ as a name for girls (also used as boys' name Collie) is of Gaelic and Latin derivation, and the name Collie means "girl, wench; dove". Collie is a derivative of Colleen (Gaelic): from "cailín". Collie is also a variant of Columba (Latin): Saint Columba.


Collie has 2 variants: Coley and Colly.

Collie has 19 more different forms via Colleen, Columba: Cauleyne, Cauline, Coe, Coel, Coleen, Colena, Colene, Colinda, Coline, Colleene, Collena, Collene, Collina, Colline, Colombe, Columbia, Columbine, Kolleen and Kolline.


Collie is an unusual first name for women but a very prominent surname for all people (#10217 out of 150436, Top 7%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Coleen and Colleen are the prominent alternative forms of Collie (#unlisted). Adoption of these girl names reached its peak during the years 1950-1959 (usage of 0.6955%) and is now much less, with the versions Coleen and Colleen becoming less trendy. Shown below is a comparison of the usage of the girl name Collie and related names. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)

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

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

Similar Names

Collie is pronounced similarly to Cahlie, Cailie, Calie, Callee, Calli, Callia, Callie, Caylie, Chelie, Kallie and Kellie. Other recommended similar baby names are Celie, Celli, Cellie, Chellie, Cole, Collice, Collis, Corlie, Dollie, Hollie, Lollie, Mollie, Pollie and Yollie. These names tend to be more commonly used than Collie.