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Popularity
4k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Collins

  • Gender: Neutral
  • Origin: French
  • #3970 All Time
Girls
Boys

How popular is the name "Collins" in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1881 8 0 8
1883 9 0 9
1885 5 0 5
1886 5 0 5
1888 6 0 6
1889 7 0 7
1891 9 0 9
1894 7 0 7
1895 7 0 7
1896 5 0 5
1898 5 0 5
1899 7 0 7
1900 16 0 16
1901 7 0 7
1902 7 0 7
1903 6 0 6
1904 11 0 11
1905 6 0 6
1906 11 0 11
1907 14 0 14
1908 12 0 12
1909 10 0 10
1910 10 0 10
1911 10 0 10
1912 12 0 12
1913 31 0 31
1914 47 0 47
1915 47 0 47
1916 25 0 25
1917 30 0 30
1918 34 0 34
1919 34 0 34
1920 41 0 41
1921 43 0 43
1922 43 0 43
1923 37 0 37
1924 28 0 28
1925 21 0 21
1926 44 0 44
1927 28 0 28
1928 26 0 26
1929 18 0 18
1930 19 0 19
1931 21 0 21
1932 29 0 29
1933 31 0 31
1934 25 0 25
1935 27 0 27
1936 24 0 24
1937 21 0 21
1938 24 0 24
1939 24 0 24
1940 32 0 32
1941 24 0 24
1942 21 0 21
1943 28 0 28
1944 31 0 31
1945 21 0 21
1946 35 0 35
1947 27 0 27
1948 26 0 26
1949 39 0 39
1950 31 0 31
1951 23 0 23
1952 29 0 29
1953 48 0 48
1954 42 0 42
1955 26 0 26
1956 25 0 25
1957 30 0 30
1958 23 0 23
1959 20 0 20
1960 31 0 31
1961 20 0 20
1962 19 0 19
1963 27 0 27
1964 22 0 22
1965 21 0 21
1966 16 0 16
1967 11 0 11
1968 12 0 12
1969 16 0 16
1970 11 0 11
1971 30 0 30
1972 13 0 13
1973 15 0 15
1974 17 0 17
1975 19 0 19
1976 11 0 11
1977 19 0 19
1978 20 0 20
1979 27 0 27
1980 23 0 23
1981 31 0 31
1982 28 6 22
1983 26 6 20
1984 26 0 26
1985 28 0 28
1986 30 0 30
1987 39 0 39
1988 34 6 28
1989 31 0 31
1990 35 0 35
1991 24 0 24
1992 30 0 30
1993 26 0 26
1994 27 0 27
1995 25 0 25
1996 28 0 28
1997 38 0 38
1998 21 0 21
1999 33 0 33
2000 34 0 34
2001 33 0 33
2002 29 0 29
2003 29 7 22
2004 33 5 28
2005 35 0 35
2006 31 0 31
2007 33 0 33
2008 32 6 26
2009 37 7 30
2010 173 116 57
2011 237 177 60
2012 308 265 43
2013 292 248 44
2014 380 327 53

Want to know about the populiarty of Collins? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 4,291 babies born with the name Collins in the United States. That's more than enough Collins to occupy the territory of Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 4,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1881 when it was given to 8 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Collins" was in 2014 with a total of 327 babies.

According to the 2011 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Collins" is not a popular baby girl's name in Mississippi. Imagine that, only 6 babies in Mississippi have the same name as you in 2011. Across the entire United States a total of only 237 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Where is the name Collins popular?

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

Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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

French

Origin and Meaning of Collins

The name "Collins" is of French origin, and it means "Abbreviation of Nicholas people's victory". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Alternative Meanings

C is for calm, a pleasant trait.

O is for outlook, pleasing to all.

L is for love, everlasting.

L is for look, the way you look at life.

I is for ideals, no higher!

N is for name, a pleasant one indeed.

S is for sweet, your pleasing way.

Your name in reverse order is "Snilloc". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Oicsnll". 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 Collins born May 28, 2000

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 Western Russia approximately on 450. Your profession was librarian, priest, and keeper of tribal relics.

You were a seeker of truth and wisdom. You could have seen your future lives. Others perceived you as an idealist illuminating path to the future. You fulfill your lesson by helping old folks and children. You came to that life to learn to care about weak and helpless.

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