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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Collis

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Alt. Meaning

C is for compatible, a friend's friend.

O is for optimistic, look at the bright side!

L is for luster, your shine.

L is for luxury, the luxury of your smile.

I is for incorruptible, always standing up for what is right

S is for sensational, you know how to make a splash!

Notable Persons Named Collis

Collis was born on October 22nd, 1821 in Harwinton, Connecticut. He breathed his last breath on August 13th, 1900.

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Collis was born on November 8th, 1952.

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Collis King is a cricketer. Collis was born on June 11th, 1951 in Christ Church, Barbados.

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Collis was born on December 27th, 1984 in Melbourne.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Collis

James Collis is a military person. His military service ended in 1881.

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Simon Collis is a British Ambassador to Saudi Arabia, British Ambassador to Iraq, British Ambassador to Syria, British Ambassador to Qatar, List of ambassadors of the United Kingdom to Saudi Arabia, List of ambassadors of the United Kingdom to Iraq, List of ambassadors of . Simon was born on February 23rd, 1956.

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Shannon Collis is a television and television actress. Shannon was born on April 26th, 1986 in Lawrence, Kansas.

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Luke Collis is a football player. Luke was born on July 27th, 1988 in Pasadena, California.

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Steve Collis is a soccer player for the Rochdale A.F.C., Watford F.C., Barnet F.C., Nottingham Forest F.C., Yeovil Town F.C., Aldershot Town F.C., Tiverton Town F.C., Southend United F.C., Crewe Alexandra F.C., Bristol City F.C., Torquay United F.C., Peterborough United F.C., and Northampton Town F. Steve was born on March 18th, 1981 in Harrow, England.

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Maurice Stewart Collis is an administrator of the government. Maurice was born on January 10th, 1889 in Dublin.

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How popular is the baby name Collis in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1894 5 0 5
1899 7 0 7
1900 10 0 10
1902 5 0 5
1905 5 0 5
1907 5 0 5
1909 6 0 6
1911 6 0 6
1912 12 0 12
1913 10 0 10
1914 13 0 13
1915 29 0 29
1916 19 0 19
1917 13 0 13
1918 14 0 14
1919 20 0 20
1920 20 5 15
1921 19 0 19
1922 19 0 19
1923 23 0 23
1924 27 0 27
1925 17 0 17
1926 23 0 23
1927 18 0 18
1928 12 0 12
1929 12 0 12
1930 22 0 22
1931 19 0 19
1932 18 0 18
1933 20 0 20
1934 17 0 17
1935 17 0 17
1936 14 0 14
1937 22 0 22
1938 17 0 17
1939 12 0 12
1940 14 0 14
1941 13 0 13
1942 14 0 14
1943 17 0 17
1944 22 0 22
1945 16 0 16
1946 20 0 20
1947 27 5 22
1948 28 0 28
1949 18 0 18
1950 15 0 15
1951 15 0 15
1952 30 0 30
1953 17 0 17
1954 20 0 20
1955 17 0 17
1956 17 0 17
1957 17 0 17
1958 9 0 9
1959 13 0 13
1960 10 0 10
1961 17 0 17
1962 11 0 11
1963 11 0 11
1964 14 0 14
1965 13 0 13
1966 11 0 11
1967 10 0 10
1968 7 0 7
1969 14 0 14
1970 15 0 15
1971 5 0 5
1972 15 0 15
1973 8 0 8
1974 14 0 14
1975 8 0 8
1976 10 0 10
1977 9 0 9
1978 11 0 11
1979 19 0 19
1980 11 0 11
1981 8 0 8
1982 9 0 9
1983 6 0 6
1984 7 0 7
1985 6 0 6
1986 5 0 5
1988 6 0 6
1990 11 0 11
1991 7 0 7
1992 7 0 7
1993 8 0 8
1994 8 0 8
1995 12 0 12
1997 8 0 8
2001 5 0 5
2002 8 0 8
2003 9 0 9
2004 7 0 7
2005 8 0 8
2007 5 0 5
2009 5 0 5
2014 5 0 5

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Popularity of Collis as a first name

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Popularity of Collis as a last name

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Common last names for Collis

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Common first names for Collis

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Collis U.S.
  White 89.36% 64.26%
  African American 5.54% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.63% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.28% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.38% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.80% 16.26%

Of Last Name Collis

People with the last name Collis are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Collis

  • How Popular is the name Collis? Collis is the 8,912th most popular name of all time. As a last name Collis was the 10,150th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Collis have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,309 babies born with the first name Collis in the United States. That's more than enough people named Collis to occupy the territory of Niue (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 1,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Collis? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1894 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Collis first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Collis is Wednesday, June 25th, 1873.
  • What year had the most people named Collis born? The highest recorded use of the first name Collis was in 1952 with a total of 30 babies.
  • Random Collis Factoid: According to the 1948 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Collis is not a popular baby boy's name in Georgia. Imagine that, only 7 babies in Georgia have the same name as you in 1948.
  • Weird things about the name Collis: Your name in reverse order is Silloc. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Lioslc. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Collis? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 3,178 people with the last name Collis.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Collis? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 1 of them will have Collis as their last name.

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