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Colleen Meaning


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Origin & Meaning

The name Colleen is of Irish and English origin.

The meaning of Colleen is "girl".  


In the U.S. in 2014, it ranked 1773  in baby name popularity for girls with 115 occurrences.    Less than 5 boys were given the name. 

View the Colleen Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Colleen has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Colleen to other names.


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Related Names

Colleen is a form of the name Cailin.

Variants of the name Colleen include Coleen, Colene, Coline, Collyn, Kolleen.

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Name Fun

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Just for fun, see the name Colleen in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

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Names Like This

Irish names usually contain a given, middle and family name.

Given names frequently have their source in the Roman Catholic faith, or are derived from the traditional Gaelic.

Some Gaelic or old Irish names date back to the Celtic origins of Gaelach (Ireland). These names find their basis in ancient pagan religions, myths, legends, and superstitions held by the Gaels.