What does Collin mean?
Associated with: scottish.
Affiliated boy name: Nicholas.Creative forms:
(male) Caeolin, Collinne, ..
(female) Collia, Colon, .. Middle name pairings:
Collin Thor (C.T.), ..
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 1890-1899 and reached its peak rank of #115 in the U.S. in 1996, and is currently at #264. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related boy names. Below is a charted study of the ranking of the boy name Collin and related names. Cole (#115 in 2015), Colin (#172), Collins and Nicholas (#62) are the prominent related forms of Collin (#264 in 2015). Usage of these forms of Collin was well-received 2 decades ago (average #480) and has become significantly less since (#522, down 64%), with the version Nicholas becoming less fashionable.
Collin is pronounced similarly to Caelan, Caelen, Cailin, Calan, Callan▲, Caolain, Caolan, Colhoun, Colwin, Colwyn, Colwynn, Cullan, Cullen▲, Cullin, Kaelin, Kalin, Keallin, Keelin, Kellan▲, Kellen, Kellin, Kelwin and Killian▲. Other suggested similar names are Callis, Callum▲, Calvin, Carlin, Catlin, Cillian, Cleon, Coffin, Colbie, Colden, Coldin, Colis, Coll, Colla, Collby, Collden (see Colden), Colldin (see Colden), Colley, Collie, Collier, Collis, Collton, Colm, Colman, Colson, Colten▲, Colton▲, Colum, Conlan, Conlen, Conlin, Conlon, Corbin▲, Corin, Corrin, Corvin, Corwin, Dallin▼, Hollis, Joslin, Koltin, Mallin, Mellin, Nolin, Nollan, Rollan, Rollie▼, Rollin▼, Roslin, Sollie, Tallin and Tomlin. These names tend to be less frequently used than Collin.See names in meaning and etymology.