Colin is a ♂ boy’s name.
Colin is an English short form of the Greek name Nicholas and an Alicized variant of the Scottish name Cailean or the Irish name Coilean.
Colin means “victory of the people” (from ancient Greek “níkē/νίκη” = victory + “laós/λαός” = people/soldiers) and “whelp”, “young dog” in Gaelic.
The name Colin is ranked #1145 overall.
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Last updated: 4/13/2022
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