Name Colin – origin and meaning

Colin is a male name.

Origin of Colin

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.

Meaning of Colin

Colin means “victory of the people” (from Old Greek “nik” = victory + “laos” = people) and “whelp”, “young dog” in Gaelic.

Pronunciation of Colin

Alternate spelling of Colin


Colin in the categories

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