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What does Colis mean?

Colis Pronunciation of Colis [co-l-is] as a name for boys is of Old English derivation, and the name Colis means "coal miner". Colis is a version of Collier (Old English): occupational name.

Associated with: old english, coal (dark).


Colis has 1 variant: Collis.

1 more alternative form via Collier: Colier.

Creative forms:
(male) Celis, Galis, ..

(female) Colce, Colsey, ..

Middle name pairings:
Colis Judson (C.J.), ..

How popular is Colis?

Colis is an uncommonly occurring given name for males but a somewhat prominent last name for both adults and children (#93006 out of 150436, Top 62%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Collis and Collier are the popular alternative forms of Colis (not ranked). Adoption of these relations of Colis reached its highest during 1900-1909. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Collier, Collis in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Colis is alike in pronunciation to Callis, Callys and Colas. Other suggested similar names are Boris, Celio, Chris, Clovis, Cobi, Cobie, Codie, Col, Colan, Colbie, Colby, Coldin, Cole, Colet, Coley, Colin, Coll, Colla, Colle, Collie, Collin, Collins, Colm, Colt, Colum, Colwin, Colyn, Comus, Conlin, Corie, Corin, Corliss, Cris, Elis, Ellis, Hollis, Joris, Louis and Moris. These names tend to be more frequently used than Colis.

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