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pinWhat does Collin mean?

Collin /col-lin/ as a boys' name is pronounced KAH-lin. It is of Scottish origin, and the meaning of Collin is "young creature". Variant of Colin.


Collin has 2 variants: Collen and Collins.

Affiliated boy name: Nicholas.

Collin has 6 more different relations via Colin: Cailean, Col, Colan, Cole, Colle and Colyn.

Kreatif forms: Caeolin, Collinne, Colne. [more]

pinHow popular is Collin?

Collin is a somewhat popular first name for men (#739 out of 1220, Top 61%) and an even more popular surname for all people (#10078 out of 150436, Top 7%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Displayed below is the birth name popularity of Collin for boys. Collin entered the list in 1940-1949 and reached its peak rank of #115 in the U.S. in 1996, and is currently at #223. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Collin name in U.S.

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

Below is a charted comparison of the usage of the boy name Collin and related names. Cole (#116 2 years ago), Colin (#140), Collins and Nicholas (#57) are the prominent related forms of Collin (#223 2 years ago). Usage of these forms of Collin was well-received in 2003 (average #260) and is almost as widespread today (#307, down 6.3%). Nicholas has historically been a favorite of parents, although Cole seems to be getting popular too. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Collin, Cole, Colin, Collins, Nicholas in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Cole, Colin, Nicholas outside U.S.

pinSimilar Names

Collin is pronounced similarly to Cailin, Callan, Caolain, Colwin, Colwyn, Cullan, Cullen, Cullin and Kellin. Other suggested similar baby names are Cillian, Coldin, Colldin, Collie, Collis, Conlin and Rollin. These names tend to be less frequently used than Collin.