Meaning and name origin
Collie \c(ol)-lie\ as a girl's name (also used as boy's name Collie), is of Gaelic and Latin origin, and the meaning of Collie is "girl, wench; dove". Collie 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 is not a popular first name for females but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#13557 out of 88799, Top 15%) (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Collie and its variant forms. The only popular variation form ranked in the Top 1000/100 is Colleen. (2014 statistics).
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.