Collins - boys name

Collins name popularity, meaning and origin

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Collins name meaning:

The name Collins is of English origin and has various meanings. One interpretation is that it is derived from the personal name Colin, which itself is a diminutive form of Nicholas. Collins can also be a patronymic surname, meaning it originated as a way to identify the sons of a man named Colin or Nicholas. In this sense, the name Collins signifies a familial connection or lineage.

Additionally, the name Collins can be associated with the word "colline," which means "hill" in French. This interpretation suggests a connection to nature, specifically the geographical feature of a hill. It may symbolize strength, stability, and a grounded nature.

Overall, the name Collins carries historical and familial significance, while also having a potential connection to the natural world.

Origin: English

Abbreviation of Nicholas. People's victory.


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Overall UK ranking: 4789 out of 4789

3 recorded births last year

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Historical popularity of Collins

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