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Collin - Meaning of Collin

What does Collin mean?

Meaning of the name CollinNicholasColeColinNicolasNicoNikolaiNixonNikolasCullenNikoNickolasNikkoNelsNikhilNicklausCollinsCaileanNicholausNicoleCollieNickNicky

[ 2 syll. col-lin, co-ll-in ] The baby boy name Collin is pronounced as KOWLLihN †. Collin's language of origin is Scottish and Old Greek, and it is predominantly used in English and Scottish.

Collin is a variant form of the Gaelic and Scottish Cailean in the English language.

Collin is also a spelling variant of the English, Scottish, and French Colin in the English and Scottish languages.

Collin is also a variant form of the English and French Nicholas in the English language.

See also the related category greek.

Collin is a fairly popular baby name for boys. The name grew in popularity from the 1960s up to the 1990s. Its usage peaked modestly in 1996 with 0.168% of baby boys being named Collin. It ranked at #115 then. The baby name has since experienced a decline in frequency. In 2017, it ranked at #342 with a usage of 0.050%. Among the group of boy names directly related to Collin, Nicholas was the most commonly used. It was used 5 times more than Collin in 2017.

Baby names that sound like Collin include Caelan, Cailean, Calam, Calan, Calhoon, Calhoun, Calhoune, Calim, Calin, Callan, Callhoun, Callin, Callum, Callyn, Calum, Calvien, Calym, Calyn, Cashlin, and Celyn.

† Pronunciation for Collin: K as in "key (K.IY)" ; OW as in "oak (OW.K)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; IH as in "it (IH.T)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)"


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