Collin

Collin - A very unique male name



  Dec 08,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Collin appeared on the charts for the first time in 1919 on position #1702. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Collin and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Collin? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Collin. The baby boy name Collin was given to 1,903 baby boys in 2012, ranking #197 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 862 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Collin peaked in popularity 23 years ago in 1996 on position 115.



Famous with this name

Collin Chou
Marc Collin
Collin Meath


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Collin is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Collin is currently topping the baby name charts in Louisiana at position #108 - and is the least popular in Nevada at position #362.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Collin is where you live.


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Collin origin and meaning

Collin is a 6 letter name with 2 syllables. We couldn't find any information about what this name means. To see famous people named Collin, pop culture references for the name Collin and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Collin

We've found the following names that sound similar to Collin, sorted by popularity.

Colin / Coleman / Cullen / Callum / Callen / Clem / Callan / Caelan / Colon / Cleon /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
2012197
2011175
2010148
2009134
2008141
2007184
2006181
2005146
2004130
2003133
2002148
2001136
2000129
1999129
1998130
1997122
1996115
1995140
1994152
1993148
1992187
1991208
1990240
1989245
1988274
1987273
1986322
1985334
1984349
1983366
1982373
1981445
1980435
1979437
1978537
1977580
1976553
1975602
1974616
1973766
1972668
1971665
1970720
1969697
1968779
1967729
1966850
1965950
1964928
1963919
19621611
19611246
19601107
19591196
19581261
19561220
19541456
19531482
19511575
19491236
19481377
19471614
19461210
19451441
19441461
19431023
19421225
19211606
19191702

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Louisiana108
Montana110
Wisconsin115
Michigan124
Indiana126
South Dakota127
Ohio131
Kentucky133
West Virginia134
Rhode Island138
Tennessee140
Missouri141
Alabama144
Arkansas144
Maryland147
Mississippi152
Kansas153
Utah159
Delaware162
Pennsylvania164
North Dakota164
North Carolina169
New Hampshire173
Minnesota175
Idaho176
Iowa179
Maine182
Georgia185
South Carolina191
Oklahoma194
Oregon194
Connecticut205
Massachusetts205
Virginia206
Illinois206
Florida215
Washington217
Alaska234
Nebraska241
New Jersey248
Texas257
New Mexico271
New York277
Arizona290
Colorado296
California310
Nevada362

Even more about Collin


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Collin a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique male name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Collin?

2 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1996
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Collin
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 862
Letter count 6
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1919
2012 births +1,903

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