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Meaning and Origin of: Colin boy

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First name origins & meanings:

  1. Greek: Famous one
  2. Irish: Youth
  3. Greek: Victor; Short form of Nicholas
  4. Greek: Victorious people

First name variations: Clem, Collin, Cullen, Cleon, Collins, Colan, Colyn, Coilin, Nicolas, Nikolas, Nikolie, Niko, Nikolaus, Nicklaus, Nicola, Nick, Nicky, Nikki, Nikita, Nickita, Nikos, Nikolai, Nikola, Nicholai, Nicanor, Nikos, Nicos, Nichol, Nichols, Nicolson, Nicol, Nicolo, Nikolos, Nicko, Nicodemus, Nils, Niles, Nixon, Cole, Colet, Claus, Klaus, Klas, Klaas, Miklós, Nicholas

Last name origins & meanings:

  1. French: from a reduced pet form of the personal name Nicolas (see Nicholas).
  2. English: variant spelling of Collin.
  3. A Colin from Brittany, France, is documented in St. Ours, Quebec, in 1669, with the secondary surname LaLiberté, which is often translated Liberty; Colin is often Americanized as <xref>Collins</xref>.

Famous people with this first name: Colin Farrell, Colin Friels, Colin Powell

Famous people who gave their babies this name: Paul Stanley

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