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73k
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since 1880

Collin

  • Gender: Boy
  • Origin: English
  • Meaning: Form of Colin
  • #778 All Time
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How popular is the name "Collin" in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1895 5 0 5
1900 9 0 9
1905 5 0 5
1910 6 0 6
1912 10 0 10
1913 8 0 8
1914 10 0 10
1915 20 0 20
1916 18 0 18
1917 16 0 16
1918 12 0 12
1919 19 0 19
1920 18 0 18
1921 18 0 18
1922 19 0 19
1923 20 0 20
1924 22 0 22
1925 9 0 9
1926 18 0 18
1927 27 0 27
1928 13 0 13
1929 27 0 27
1930 12 0 12
1931 16 0 16
1932 17 0 17
1933 12 0 12
1934 10 0 10
1935 19 0 19
1936 13 0 13
1937 19 0 19
1938 15 0 15
1939 16 0 16
1940 15 0 15
1941 19 0 19
1942 50 0 50
1943 55 0 55
1944 36 0 36
1945 36 0 36
1946 45 0 45
1947 56 0 56
1948 53 0 53
1949 40 0 40
1950 48 0 48
1951 46 0 46
1952 34 0 34
1953 35 0 35
1954 48 0 48
1955 49 0 49
1956 44 0 44
1957 52 0 52
1958 68 0 68
1959 64 0 64
1960 54 0 54
1961 53 0 53
1962 55 5 50
1963 92 8 84
1964 91 0 91
1965 84 5 79
1966 92 0 92
1967 118 6 112
1968 111 6 105
1969 135 5 130
1970 154 5 149
1971 172 0 172
1972 161 5 156
1973 129 0 129
1974 194 11 183
1975 202 6 196
1976 244 12 232
1977 231 5 226
1978 246 0 246
1979 338 0 338
1980 371 11 360
1981 367 9 358
1982 476 11 465
1983 498 6 492
1984 533 13 520
1985 602 17 585
1986 653 11 642
1987 810 12 798
1988 861 13 848
1989 1,078 15 1,063
1990 1,179 10 1,169
1991 1,502 12 1,490
1992 1,686 14 1,672
1993 2,266 15 2,251
1994 2,288 11 2,277
1995 2,476 8 2,468
1996 3,369 11 3,358
1997 3,169 12 3,157
1998 2,999 12 2,987
1999 2,918 0 2,918
2000 3,054 9 3,045
2001 2,905 9 2,896
2002 2,662 7 2,655
2003 3,011 7 3,004
2004 3,120 13 3,107
2005 2,739 8 2,731
2006 2,221 0 2,221
2007 2,230 6 2,224
2008 2,883 9 2,874
2009 3,067 10 3,057
2010 2,648 5 2,643
2011 2,180 7 2,173
2012 1,939 8 1,931
2013 1,835 9 1,826
2014 1,697 9 1,688

Want to know about the populiarty of Collin? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 72,619 babies born with the name Collin in the United States. That's more than enough Collins to occupy the country of Dominica with an estimated population of 71,293 (as of May 14, 2011). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1895 when it was given to 5 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Collin" was in 1996 with a total of 3,358 babies. (That's a lot of baby Collins)

According to the 1996 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Collin" ranks #99 in popularity as a baby boy's name in Alaska. Imagine that, 10 babies in Alaska have the same name as you in 1996. Across the entire United States a total of 3,369 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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Where is the name Collin popular?

The map shows the relative popularity of the name Collin in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the south east? Search for the name to check your answer!

Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Collin" mean? The list below shows the origins of Collin as well as things modernly associated with the name Collin such as celebrities named Collin.

English

Origin and Meaning of Collin

The name "Collin" is of English origin, and it means "Form of Colin". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Collin Chou

Collin Chou is an actor and martial artist. Collin was born in 1967 in Kaohsiung, Taiwan.

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Alternative Meanings

C is for confident, no doubts here!

O is for ornate, nothing plain here!

L is for lofty, your ambitions are high!

L is for life, that you live so well.

I is for intense, your zest of living.

N is for neatness, your orderly way.

Your name in reverse order is "Nilloc". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Lnloic". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Past life for Collin born Apr 23, 1973

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Siberia approximately on 1400. Your profession was handicraftsman and mechanic.

You always liked to travel, to investigate, could have been detective or spy. You fulfill your lesson by helping old folks and children. You came to that life to learn to care about weak and helpless.

Name poster for Collin

Name poster for Collin(click to save the high quality version)

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