What does Collin mean?
Collin /col-lin/ [2 sylls.] as a boys' name is pronounced KAH-lin. It is of Scottish origin, and the meaning of Collin is "young creature". Variant of Colin.
Affiliated boy name: Nicholas.more]
How 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)
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.