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The name Colin is of English origin, and means young boy or triumphant people.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Colin has been given to baby boys in recent years.  The last 125 years refers to 1880 through 2004; last year refers to 2004.  The rank and count values are based on U.S. Social Security Administration counts for the one thousand most popular names given to baby boys in each of these years. 

Cumulative Usage Chart for the Name Colin
Use of the Name Colin for Boys During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
82,135 78,546 65,524 34,491 19,663 9,935 5,074
The table below indicates the number of times the name Colin has been given to baby boys and baby girls each year, from 1880 through 2004.  A blank entry indicates that the name did not rank among the top one thousand names given to boys or girls, respectively, during the specified year.

Yearly Usage Chart for the Name Colin
  Used as a Boy Name Used as a Girl Name
Year RankCount RankCount
18808346  
18818945  
18829665  
18839245  
1884    
18858536  
18867817  
18878416  
1888    
18898966  
18909106  
1891    
1892    
1893    
1894    
1895    
1896    
18978038  
1898    
1899    
1900    
1901    
1902    
1903    
19048978  
1905    
1906    
1907    
1908    
1909    
1910    
1911    
1912    
1913    
1914    
1915    
191697543  
1917    
1918100045  
1919    
1920    
1921    
1922    
1923    
1924    
1925    
1926    
1927    
192893952  
1929    
1930    
1931    
193299444  
193387950  
193476964  
193585054  
193690946  
193784952  
193883655  
193982355  
194082458  
194170177  
1942323349  
1943345317  
1944394237  
1945532126  
1946527146  
1947507177  
1948448219  
1949456210  
1950475198  
1951483194  
1952500196  
1953482212  
1954461245  
1955461256  
1956446285  
1957473269  
1958473281  
1959449318  
1960464294  
1961422352  
1962428351  
1963406392  
1964402392  
1965360452  
1966376403  
1967352447  
1968345499  
1969320580  
1970315618  
1971301654  
1972321567  
1973315556  
1974282665  
1975274700  
1976251786  
1977248824  
1978223944  
19792081,137  
19802051,189  
19812031,217  
19821711,530  
19831661,558  
19841541,759  
19851561,739  
19861591,683  
19871352,091  
19881312,256  
19891262,603  
19901222,775  
19911392,294  
19921272,625  
19931212,897  
19941242,817  
19951352,628  
19961262,954  
19971253,097  
19981223,069  
19991193,080  
20001173,251  
20011253,166  
20021163,311  
2003884,861  
2004845,074  
Totals:  82,135 0

During the last 125 years, parents have used Colin as a boy's name nearly 100% of the time and hardly ever as a girl's name.  Cumulative counts and total counts shown on the above tables are somewhat lower than actual counts because the name Colin appears in the top 1,000 boy names only 87 times during the last 125 years.

See the Social Security card applications information for qualifiers about the data shown on this page.


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