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Collie (girl)

What does Collie mean?

Collie Pronunciation of Collie [col-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 version of Colleen (Gaelic): from "cailín". Collie is also a variant of Columba (Latin): Saint Columba.

Associated with: gaelic.


Collie has 2 variants: Coley and Colly.

15 more different relations via Colleen, Columba: Cauline, Coe, Coel, Coleen, Colena, Colene, Coline, Colleene, Collena, Collene, Collina, Colline, Colombe, Kolleen and Kolline.

Creative forms:
(female) Colie, Collia, ..


Middle name pairings:
Collie Samiya (C.S.), ..

How popular is Collie?

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. Demographics)

Collie entered the list in 1900-1909 and reached its top rank of #1955 in the U.S. in the 1900s, but is not listed currently. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Collie name in U.S.

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

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Coleen, Colene and Colleen (#1825 from recent data) are the prominent alternative forms of Collie. Other variants, like Kolline, are seldom used. Usage of these forms of Collie reached its peak in the 1960s (median #1150) and is now much less.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Collie, Coleen, Colene, 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, Calee, Cali, Calla, Callee, Calli, Callia, Callie, Caylee, Caylia, Caylie, Chelie, Kaelie, Kallee, Kallie, Kaylie, Kayllie, Keelie, Kellee, Kelli, Kellie, Kellye, Keylie, Keyllie and Kylie. Other recommended names are Carlie, Ceili, Cele, Celia, Celli, Chalia, Chele, Chelli, Chloe, Chloee, Cile, Cilia, Cilla, Cilly, Clio, Collice, Collis, Colliss (see Collis), Connie, Cordie, Corlee, Corlie, Cornie, Dollee (see Dolly), Dolli, Goldie, Hallie, Hillie, Holle, Hollee, Holli, Hollie, Hollye, Jillie, Joolie, Lillie, Mallie, Molli, Nellie, Ollie, Polli, Pollie, Polline (see Paulina), Rolline, Sallie, Tallie, Tillie, Vallie, Wallie and Zoelie. These names tend to be more commonly used than Collie.

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in meaning and etymology.