Colors Related to this Name: Black, Purple

Qualities Related to this Name: Born Leader, Visionary

Popularity: This is a very popular name in the US. Ranking #124 in 2013 and #140 in 2014.

Famous People

Colin Hanks (Movie Actor,TV Actor), Colin Ford (Movie Actor,TV Actor), Colin Egglesfield (Movie Actor,TV Actor), Colin Donnell (Movie Actor,TV Actor), Colin Quinn (Movie Actor,TV Actor), Colin Ferguson (TV Actor), Colin Cunningham (Movie Actor,TV Actor), Colin Higgins (Movie Actor)


In English

Origin: Diminutive of Coll, a medieval short form of Nicholas. It has also been used to anglicize Irish Coilean and Scots Gaelic Cailean.


-( male name -comes from the Ancient Greek language-)

-(last name rather rare patronymic -comes from the language-)

In French

Origin: From a medieval diminutive of Nicolas.


-( male name AA rare).

-(last name common patronymic -comes from the language-)