Meaning and Origin of: Collin

Boy name origins & meanings

  • Greek : Famous one

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Family name origins & meanings

  • English and French : from a pet form of English Coll 1, French Colle.
  • Probably an altered spelling of German Kollin.
  • Danish : variant of Colding.
  • Swedish : ornamental name from an unexplained first element, probably from a place name, + the the suffix -in, from Latin -in(i)us ‘descendant of’.

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