What does Collin mean?
For more information, see also the related boy name Nicholas.
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)
Below is a charted comparison of the usage of the boy name Collin and related names. Cole (#116 in 2014), Colin (#140), Collins and Nicholas (#57) are the prominent related forms of Collin (#223 in 2014). Usage of these boy names reached its most widespread in 2003 (usage of 0.7396%) and is somewhat lower today (usage 0.6928%, down 6.3%). Cole (#116), Colin (#140) and Collin (#223) are three of the more fashionable names for newborns in this list, with Colin going through a rebound in popularity. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)
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.