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Collis (boy)

What does Collis mean?

Collis Pronunciation of Collis [col-lis] as a name for boys (also used as girls' name Collis) is an Old English name, and the name Collis means "dark-haired; coal miner". Collis is a variant form of Colley (Old English): philanthropist Collis Huntington. Collis is also a variant of Collier (Old English): occupational name.

Associated with: old english, dark.


Collis has 1 variant: Colis.

3 more relations via Colley, Collier: Colier, Collie and Collyer.

Creative forms:
(male) Conlis, Covlis, ..

(female) Colce, Colsea, ..

Middle name pairings:
Collis Titus (C.T.), ..

How popular is Collis?

Collis is a rare first name for men but a very popular surname for both adults and children (#9882 out of 150436, Top 7%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Collis was first listed in 1890-1899 and reached its highest rank of #1362 in the U.S. during the years 1900-1909, but is not in the Top 1000 currently. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Collis name in U.S.

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

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related boy names. Prominent related forms of Collis listed in the Top 2000 are Collier and Collie. These relations of Collis were at the height of their popularity 115 years ago (median #1454).

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Collis, Collie, Collier in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Collis and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Collis is alike in pronunciation to Callice, Callis, Callys and Colas. Other suggested similar names are Callyx, Claas, Claes, Claus, Colbie, Coldin, Colin, Coll, Colla, Collby, Colldin (see Colden), Colle, Collen, Collin, Collins, Colwin, Conlin, Corliss, Cullin, Dallis, Ellis, Gillis, Hollis, Holliss, Rollie, Rollin, Rollins, Sollie, Tallis, Tullis, Wallis and Willis. These names tend to be more commonly used than Collis.

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