Name
COLIN

Name COLIN

Between 1880 and 2019 there were 192,561 births of Colin in the countries below, which represents an average of 1,385 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 2,072 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 Scots Gaelic Cailean.
Alternative forms src :
Anagrams src :
  • LOINC, Licon, Nicol, clino-, locin
Pronunciation src :
  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˈkɒlɪn/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈkɑlɪn/, /ˈkoʊlɪn/
  • Rhymes: -ɒlɪn
Proper noun (Related terms) src :
  • surnames: Collins, Collinson, Collis, Collison
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)
  • coalfish
Pronunciation src :
  • IPA(key): /kɔ.lɛ̃/
Proper noun src :
  • Colin ?
  • A rare male given name.
  • A common patronymic surname​.
Noun (Synonyms) src :
General
Etymology src :
  • From a medieval diminutive of Nicolas.
 

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 - 2019
123,664
29
NZNew Zealand
1900 - 2019
14,202
0
AUAustralia
1944 - 2019
12,540
0
ONOntario
1913 - 2018
11,999
0
IEIreland
1964 - 2019
6,646
0
FRFrance
1900 - 2019
5,992
0
BCBritish Columbia
1919 - 2019
4,603
0
CHSwitzerland
1912 - 2019
3,166
0
SESweden
1998 - 2019
2,094
0
ABAlberta
1980 - 2019
2,023
0
GBUnited Kingdom
1996 - 2019
1,181
0
BEBelgium
1995 - 2019
1,099
0
QCQuebec
1980 - 2019
1,073
2
PLPoland
2000 - 2019
480
0
ATAustria
1984 - 2018
421
1
NONorway
1945 - 2019
409
0
NLNetherlands
2015 - 2019
339
0
DEGermany
2000 - 2018
336
0
DKDenmark
1985 - 2019
113
0
ITItaly
1999 - 2018
105
3
ARArgentina
1922 - 2015
20
0
CZCzechoslovakia
1900 - 2016
18
0
PTPortugal
2014 - 2019
3
0

Total births of Colin by country (last available year)

Births with the first name Colin
Country
Boys
Girls
USUnited State of America
2019
1,361
0
SESweden
2019
188
0
FRFrance
2019
114
0
CHSwitzerland
2019
70
0
NLNetherlands
2019
59
0
ONOntario
2018
56
0
QCQuebec
2019
32
0
GBUnited Kingdom
2019
30
0
BEBelgium
2019
28
0
PLPoland
2019
26
0
NONorway
2019
21
0
IEIreland
2019
19
0
ATAustria
2018
17
0
ABAlberta
2019
16
0
DEGermany
2018
16
0
BCBritish Columbia
2019
11
0
ITItaly
2018
4
0
CZCzechoslovakia
2016
2
0
DKDenmark
2019
2
0

Comments on the name Colin

Personalities with the first name Colin

There are 211 personalities with the first name Colin


Colin Firth
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Italy United kingdom
Screenwriter Actor Stage actor Film producer Television actor Film actor


Colin Powell
(Colin Luther Powell) src

United states of america
Politician Diplomat Soldier


Colin Farrell
(Colin James Farrell) src

Ireland
Actor Character actor Stage actor Television actor Film actor


Colin Mcrae
src

United kingdom
Co-driver Racing automobile driver Rally driver


Colin Maclaurin
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Great britain Kingdom of scotland
Astronomer Physicist Mathematician


Colin Greenwood
(Colin Charles Greenwood) src

England
Songwriter Guitarist


Colin Jackson
(Colin Ray Jackson) src

United kingdom
Athletics competitor


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



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 1783 actors and actresses with the first name Colin
Colin Höcht
Colin Ford
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
#72SE Sweden2019
#131CH Switzerland2019
#192QC Quebec2019
#204PL Poland2019
#222NO Norway2019
#230ON Ontario2018
#253IE Ireland2019
#261US United State of America2019
#270NL Netherlands2019
#296AB Alberta2019
#319AT Austria2018
#369BC British Columbia2019
#392BE Belgium2019
#448DE Germany2018
#465FR France2019
#563CZ Czechoslovakia2016
#970GB United Kingdom2019
#1160DK Denmark2019
#2207IT Italy2018
Country ranking (girls)
RankCountryYear
No ranking of first name COLIN (female) births over the last year available in each country






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