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Meaning and name origin

Collie \c(ol)-lie\ as a girl's name (also used as boy's name Collie), means "girl, wench; dove" and is a variant of Colleen (Gaelic): from "cailín". Also a variant of Columba (Latin): saint Columba, sixth-century Irish saint, founded an influential monastery on the Scottish island of Iona, and is supposed to have exorcised the River Ness of a monster.

Collie has 2 variant forms: Coley, Colly.


Popularity

Collie is not a popular first name for females but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#13557 out of 88799) (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Collie and its variant forms. The only variation form ranked in the Top 1000/100 is Colleen. (2014 statistics).


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

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


Similar Names

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

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