Name
COLIN

Name COLIN

Between 1880 and 2022 there were 198,669 births of Colin in the countries below, which represents an average of 1,399 births of children bearing the first name Colin per year on average throughout this period.
On the last available year for each country, we count 1,972 births.

Other languages  :  
En Français Prénom Colin   
In Italiano Nome Colin   
Variation : Collin


Information about the first name Colin

We celebrate Colin on December 5th
The first name Colin is listed in our categories :The first name Colin has been assigned to:
99.98% to boys
0.02% to girls
The country where the first name Colin is the most common is:
US United State of America
This first name is on trend: Male
This first name has 5 letters including 2 vowels and 3 consonants

Anagrams of the first name Colin

An anagram is a word that contains the same letters of another word. Here is the list of first names which are an anagram of Colin : Cilon, Clino, Licon, Linco, Niclo, Nicol, Nicol•, Nilco, Niocl, Nolci

Colin in Japanese *

Romajikorin
Katakanaコリン
Hiraganaこりん
* This is a phonetic conversion, not a translation.
Colin in Japanese
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Colin in sign language

Colin in binary language

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Origin and meaning of name Colin

US English
Etymology src :
  • French colin, properly a diminutive of Colas, contracted from Nicolas (“Nicholas”).
Etymology src :
  • Diminutive of Coll, a medieval short form of Nicholas. It has also been used to anglicize Irish Coilean and Scottish Gaelic Cailean.
Alternative forms src :
  • (surname): Collen, Collin
Anagrams src :
  • LOINC, Licon, Nicol, clino-, locin
Noun src :
  • colin (plural colins)
  • The American quail or bobwhite, or related species.
Pronunciation src :
  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˈkɒlɪn/, /ˈkəʊlɪn/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈkɑlɪn/, /ˈkoʊlɪn/
  • Rhymes: -ɒlɪn
Proper noun (Usage notes) src :
  • Popular given name in the U.K. in the mid-twentieth century.
FR French
Noun src :
  • colin m (plural colins)
  • Several different fish: pollack or European pollock, saithe or coalfish, hake
  • Several other species, when modified: colin d'Alaska, colin de Noruega, colin noir, colin antarctique, colin de Kerguelen
Pronunciation src :
  • IPA(key): /kɔ.lɛ̃/
Proper noun src :
  • Colin m
  • a rare male given name
  • a common surname originating as a patronymic
General
Etymology src :
  • From a medieval diminutive of Nicolas.
Proper noun src :
  • Colin (plural Colins)
  • A male given name from Ancient Greek
  • A rather rare surname originating as a patronymic, variant of Collin.
 

Popularity of the name Colin

Number of COLIN births per year

Total births of Colin by country

Births with the first name Colin
Country
Boys
Girls
USUnited State of America
1880 - 2022
127,242
29
NZNew Zealand
1900 - 2022
14,212
0
AUAustralia
1930 - 2022
12,623
0
ONOntario
1913 - 2019
12,048
0
IEIreland
1964 - 2022
6,682
0
FRFrance
1900 - 2022
6,321
0
BCBritish Columbia
1919 - 2022
4,627
0
CHSwitzerland
1909 - 2021
3,331
0
SESweden
1998 - 2022
2,723
0
ABAlberta
1980 - 2022
2,051
0
GBUnited Kingdom
1996 - 2021
1,242
0
QCQuebec
1980 - 2022
1,191
2
BEBelgium
1995 - 2022
1,192
0
DEGermany
2000 - 2022
843
1
PLPoland
2000 - 2022
541
0
NLNetherlands
2015 - 2022
505
0
NONorway
1945 - 2022
504
0
ATAustria
1984 - 2021
464
1
DKDenmark
1985 - 2022
121
0
ITItaly
1999 - 2021
117
3
ARArgentina
1922 - 2015
20
0
CZCzechoslovakia
1900 - 2016
18
0
CLChili
2010 - 2021
8
0
SKSlovakia
2011 - 2022
4
0
PTPortugal
2014 - 2022
3
0

Total births of Colin by country (last available year)

Births with the first name Colin
Country
Boys
Girls
USUnited State of America
2022
1,140
0
SESweden
2022
195
0
FRFrance
2022
133
0
DEGermany
2022
90
0
CHSwitzerland
2021
82
0
NLNetherlands
2022
55
0
QCQuebec
2022
52
0
ONOntario
2019
49
0
NONorway
2022
42
0
GBUnited Kingdom
2021
34
0
BEBelgium
2022
32
0
ATAustria
2021
15
0
ABAlberta
2022
13
0
PLPoland
2022
13
0
BCBritish Columbia
2022
10
0
IEIreland
2022
7
0
ITItaly
2021
6
0
CZCzechoslovakia
2016
2
0
DKDenmark
2022
2
0

Comments on the name Colin

Personalities with the first name Colin

There are 260 personalities with the first name Colin


Colin Powell
(Colin Luther Powell) src

United states of america
Diplomat Army officer Politician


Colin Firth
src

Italy United kingdom
Screenwriter Actor Writer Stage actor Film producer Television actor Film actor


Colin Farrell
(Colin James Farrell) src

Republic of ireland
Actor Character actor Executive producer Stage actor Television actor Film actor


Colin Mcrae
src

United kingdom
Co-driver Racing automobile driver Rally driver


Colin Maclaurin
src

Great britain Kingdom of scotland
Astronomer Physicist Mathematician


Colin Greenwood
(Colin Charles Greenwood) src

England United kingdom
Songwriter Guitarist


Colin Morgan
src

United kingdom
Actor Stage actor Television actor Film actor


Colin Kaepernick
src

United states of america
American football player


Colin Hanks
(Colin Lewes Dillingham) src

United states of america
Screenwriter Stage actor Voice actor Film director Film producer Television actor Film actor


Colin Bell
src

United kingdom
Association football player



There are more than 10 personalities with the first name Colin
Full list of personalities with the first name Colin

Film Actors and Actresses with the first name Colin

There are 2010 actors and actresses with the first name Colin
Colin Höcht
Colin Ross
Colin Spensor
Colin Roberts
Colin Dennard
Colin Guthrie
Colin Gilliard
Colin York
Colin Woodell
Colin W. Ross
Colin Herlihy
Colin Berry
Colin Delaney
Colin Morgan
Colin White
Colin Vais
Colin Harriott
Colin Ferri
Colin Owens
Colin Bartlett
Colin Dione
Colin Jost
Colin Platt
Colin O'donoghue
Colin Spencer
Colin Mclain Day
Colin Pitts
Colin Kippenberg
Colin Mcshane
Colin Mortensen

There are more than 30 actors and actresses with the first name Colin
The full list of actors and actresses with the first name Colin

Rankings of first name COLIN by country

Country ranking (boys)
RankCountryYear
#64SE Sweden2022
#107CH Switzerland2021
#129QC Quebec2022
#130NO Norway2022
#259ON Ontario2019
#291US United State of America2022
#300NL Netherlands2022
#335AB Alberta2022
#347PL Poland2022
#352BE Belgium2022
#365AT Austria2021
#387BC British Columbia2022
#410FR France2022
#501IE Ireland2022
#563CZ Czechoslovakia2016
#564DE Germany2022
#903GB United Kingdom2021
#1142DK Denmark2022
#1270IT Italy2021
Country ranking (girls)
RankCountryYear
No ranking of first name COLIN (female) births over the last year available in each country