What does Collins mean?
Collins [collins] as a boys' name is of Irish and Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Collins is "holly". Author Wilkie Collins.
Affiliated boy name: Collin.
(male) Cailins, Colins, ..
(female) Colli, .. Middle name pairings:
Collins Trystan (C.T.), ..
How popular is Collins?
Collins is a rare given name for males but a very popular surname for all people (#52 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Collins reached its highest position of #823 in the U.S. during the years 1900-1909, but is not found in the list currently. (2015 Birth Statistics)
Which version is better?with similar and related boy names. The only other prominent variation form of Collins rated in the Top 2000 is Collin (#264 in recent rankings). Adoption of these forms of Collins was at its peak 2 decades ago (adoption of 0.2%) and has become much diminished since (adoption 0.1%, down 59%).
Similar NamesSuggested similar names are Cailin, Callan▲, Callice, Callis, Callys, Calvin, Calvino, Caolain, Carlin, Carling, Catlin, Celsius, Cillian, Clint▼, Coffin, Colan, Colas, Colbie, Colden, Coldin, Colier, Colin, Colis, Coll, Colla, Collby, Collden (see Colden), Colldin (see Colden), Colle, Collen, Colley, Collie, Collier, Collis, Collton, Collyer, Colman, Colrige (see Coleridge), Colson, Colten▲, Colton▲, Colvile, Colvill (see Colville), Colwin, Colwyn, Colwynn, Colyn, Conlan, Conlen, Conlin, Conlon, Corbin▲, Corin, Corless, Corliss, Corrin, Corvin, Corwin, Corwinn (see Corwin), Cullan, Cullen▲, Cullin, Cullinan, Hollis, Holliss, Hopkins, Rawlins, Robbins, Rollin▼, Rollins, Wilkins and Willkins (see Wilkinson). These names tend to be more commonly used than Collins.See names in meaning and etymology.