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Gender Masculine
Usage English
Pronounced Pron. KAHL-in
, KOL-in
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Meaning & History

Medieval diminutive of Col, a short form of NICHOLAS. It is now regarded as an independent name.

Related Names

VariantsCollin, Collyn
Feminine FormsNichole, Nicola, Nicole, Nikole(English) Nichola(English (British))
Other Languages & CulturesNikollë(Albanian) Nicolaus, Nikolaos(Ancient Greek) Nikola(Basque) Mikalai, Mikalay(Belarusian) Nikola, Nikolai, Nikolay(Bulgarian) Nicolau(Catalan) Nikola(Croatian) Mikuláš, Mikoláš, Mikula, Nikola(Czech) Nicolai, Niklas, Nikolaj, Claus, Klaus, Nels, Nicklas, Niclas, Niels, Nils(Danish) Nicolaas, Nikolaas, Klaas, Nick, Nico, Niek(Dutch) Nikolao, Niĉjo(Esperanto) Nigul(Estonian) Niklas, Klaus, Niclas, Niilo, Niko(Finnish) Nicolas(French) Kai, Klaes(Frisian) Nicolau(Galician) Nikoloz, Nika, Niko, Nikusha(Georgian) Niklas, Nikolaus, Claus, Klaus, Nickolaus, Nico, Nicolaus, Niko(German) Niklaus(German (Swiss)) Nicolaos, Nikolaos, Nik, Nikolas, Nikos(Greek) Miklós, Nikolasz, Kolos, Miksa(Hungarian) Nioclás(Irish) Niccolò, Nicola, Nico, Nicolao, Nicolò(Italian) Nikolajs, Klāvs, Niklāvs(Latvian) Klaos(Limburgish) Klaas(Low German) Nikola(Macedonian) Nikora(Maori) Col, Nichol, Nicol(Medieval English) Nicolai, Niklas, Klaus, Nils(Norwegian) Mikołaj(Polish) Nicolau, Nico(Portuguese) Nicolae, Neculai, Nicu, Nicușor(Romanian) Nikolai, Nikolay(Russian) Niillas, Nilas(Sami) Neacel, Nichol, Nicol(Scottish) Nikola(Serbian) Mikuláš(Slovak) Miklavž, Nikola, Nikolaj, Nik, Niko(Slovene) Nicolás, Nico(Spanish) Niklas, Claes, Klas, Nicklas, Niclas, Nils(Swedish) Mykola(Ukrainian)
Surname DescendantCollins(English)
Same SpellingColin (1)

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