Colin

Male

Meaning

Diminutive Form Of Nicholas

Origin

Irish

Pronunciation

/kəˈlɪn/

Traits associated with the name Colin:

Dogs named Colin tend to be loving, good-natured, and industrious. This name is also associated with companionship.

What does it say about you to have a dog named Colin?

That you have a creative and unique sense of humor.

Is Colin a good dog name?

Colin has two syllables, which is highly recommended by dog trainers. Colin isn't one of the most common names, so your dog will certainly stand out. If you love the name, you should pick it!

Popularity: Overall

2,043
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1,070
New York City Dog Name Database
2,049
Los Angeles Times 'Top Dogs'

Colin is not a popular dog name. That's great if you like to stand out from the crowd!

Popularity: Historical Trend

Colin was, in the past month, the 608th most viewed dog name on PupNames.com.

As of May 2024, Colin is becoming ever more niche with new puppy owners. Our stats suggest that the name is less fashionable than it was at this time last year.

We've seen quite a lot of variation in rank for this name, which may suggest seasonal factors or interest driven by pop culture events.

In the past week, Colin was viewed 0 times, and liked 1 times.

Popularity: United States

The map below shows Colin's popularity across the United States, according to PupNames data.

Colin is most adored in Nebraska, Alabama and South Carolina.

By contrast, the name has been shown the least amount of interest in Pennsylvania, Georgia and California.

Popularity: Around The World

And this world map shows which countries have the greatest love for the name Colin.

Most popular breeds named Colin:

  1. Corgi
  2. Cocker Spaniel
  3. German Shepherd
  4. Jack Russell Terrier
  5. English Springer Spaniel

Famous dogs named Colin:

  • comics icon A dog named Colin appeared in the comic book Colin Curly by created for advertising by Bob Lawrie.
  • television icon A miniature schnauzer named Colin featured in the television show Spaced.

Colin is found in these categories:

old fashioned dog names
old-fashioned

Hails from yesteryears, popular during the British Invasion music era.

scottish dog names
scottish

Derived from Gaelic, meaning "pup" or "young dog".

irish dog names
irish

Derived from Gaelic, meaning "pup" or "young dog".

Dog names like Colin:

English ???“ chief
Family Of Coilean
Descendent Of Hound, Desire
Dweller at a hollow
One who transports goods by cart or wagon.
A Fortress, Camp
Colin dog name meaning

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