Collin: baby boy name meaning and popularity


A variation of the name Colin, an Irish and Scottish name meaning “pup.” Which he’ll inevitably beg you for someday, so be prepared.


This is one of those names where a nickname is hard to find. You could call him Collie if you really wanted to hammer home the meaning of his name.

Famous people named Collin:

Singer Collin Raye; U.S. Congressman Collin Clark Peterson, Actor Collin Hanks.

Fun fact:

Collin County, Texas is the state’s 7th most-populated county.

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