What does Collis mean?
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.
Collis has 1 variant: Colis.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)
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).
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.See names in meaning and etymology.