Colin

Colin is a boy name and means young creature. It is a Scottish name and its pronunciation is \c(o)-lin\. Other similar names and variants include: Cailean, Col, Colan, Cole, Colle, Colyn. Colin is a very popular first name for men (#378 out of 1220) and also a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#7992 out of 88799).
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Based on our intensive research on international Census data we identified the number of babies named Colin over the years and Colin's popularity rank:

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Famous people named Colin

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Famous actors named Colin and their movies

Colin Firth
Colin Firth

Born on September 10, 1960

  • Age: 61
  • Birth sign: Virgo
  • Birth chart: astro chart
  • No. of movies: 38
Another Country

Another Country

Directed by: Marek Kanievska

Starring: Rupert Everett, Colin Firth, Michael Jenn, Robert Addie

Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy

Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy

Directed by: Tomas Alfredson

Starring: Gary Oldman, Colin Firth, Tom Hardy, Mark Strong

Country: United States of America

The Advocate

The Advocate

Directed by: Leslie Megahey

Starring: Colin Firth, Amina Annabi, Jim Carter, Donald Pleasence

Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason

Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason

Directed by: Beeban Kidron

Starring: Renée Zellweger, Colin Firth, Hugh Grant, Gemma Jones

Colin Farrell
Colin Farrell

Born on May 31, 1976

  • Age: 45
  • Birth sign: Gemini
  • Birth chart: astro chart
  • No. of movies: 34

Hart's War

Directed by: Gregory Hoblit

Starring: Bruce Willis, Colin Farrell, Terrence Howard, Cole Hauser

Crazy Heart

Directed by: Scott Cooper

Starring: Jeff Bridges, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Colin Farrell, James Keane

Minority Report

Minority Report

Directed by: Steven Spielberg

Starring: Tom Cruise, Colin Farrell, Samantha Morton, Max von Sydow

Country: United States of America

Solace

Directed by: Afonso Poyart

Starring: Anthony Hopkins, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Abbie Cornish, Colin Farrell

Colin O'Donoghue
Colin O'Donoghue

Born on January 26, 1981

  • Age: 40
  • Birth sign: Aquarius
  • Birth chart: astro chart
  • No. of movies: 2
The Rite

The Rite

Directed by: Mikael Håfström

Starring: Colin O'Donoghue, Anthony Hopkins, Ciarán Hinds, Alice Braga

Storage 24

Directed by: Johannes Roberts

Starring: Noel Clarke, Colin O'Donoghue, Antonia Campbell-Hughes, Laura Haddock

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Famous directors named Colin and their movies

Colin Campbell
Colin Campbell

Born on January 28, 1953

  • Age: 68
  • Birth sign: Aquarius
  • Birth chart: astro chart
  • No. of movies: 20

The Uphill Climb

Directed by: Colin Campbell

Starring: Bessie Eyton, Wheeler Oakman, Lillian Hayward, Al W. Filson

The Yellow Dog

Directed by: Colin Campbell

Starring: Arthur Hoyt, Antrim Short, Clara Horton, Frank Clark

Beware of Strangers

Directed by: Colin Campbell

Starring: Fritzi Brunette, Tom Santschi, Bessie Eyton, Edward Coxen

The Garden of Allah

Directed by: Colin Campbell

Starring: Helen Ware, Tom Santschi, Will Machin, Matt Snyder

Colin Trevorrow
Colin Trevorrow

Born on September 13, 1976

  • Age: 45
  • Birth sign: Virgo
  • Birth chart: astro chart
  • No. of movies: 6

Safety Not Guaranteed

Directed by: Colin Trevorrow

Starring: Aubrey Plaza, Mark Duplass, Jake Johnson, Karan Soni

Jurassic World

Jurassic World

Directed by: Colin Trevorrow

Starring: Chris Pratt, Bryce Dallas Howard, Ty Simpkins, Judy Greer

Jurassic World

Jurassic World

Directed by: Colin Trevorrow

Safety Not Guaranteed

Safety Not Guaranteed

Directed by: Colin Trevorrow

Colin Higgins
Colin Higgins

Born on July 28, 1941

  • Age: 80
  • Birth sign: Leo
  • Birth chart: astro chart
  • No. of movies: 5
Foul Play

Foul Play

Directed by: Colin Higgins

Nine to Five

Nine to Five

Directed by: Colin Higgins

Starring: Jane Fonda, Lily Tomlin, Dolly Parton, Dabney Coleman

Country: United States of America

Foul Play

Foul Play

Directed by: Colin Higgins

Starring: Goldie Hawn, Chevy Chase, Burgess Meredith, Rachel Roberts

Country: United States of America

Colin Eggleston
Colin Eggleston
  • No. of movies: 2

Sky Pirates

Directed by: Colin Eggleston

Starring: John Hargreaves, Meredith Phillips, Max Phipps, Bill Hunter

Long Weekend

Long Weekend

Directed by: Colin Eggleston

Starring: John Hargreaves, Briony Behets, Mike McEwen, Roy Day

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Famous writers named Colin and their books

Colin Thubron
Colin Thubron

Born on June 14, 1939

  • Age: 82
  • Birth sign: Gemini
  • Birth chart: astro chart
  • No. of books: 6
Shadow Of The Silk Road

Shadow Of The Silk Road

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To travel the Silk Road, the greatest land route on earth, is to trace the passage not only of trade and armies but also of ideas, religions, and inventions.

In Siberia

In Siberia

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Colin Simkin
Colin Simkin
  • No. of books: 4

Currier And Ive'S America

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Currier and Ives' America, 1952, edited by Colin Simkin. A panorama of the mid-ninteenth century. Contains 80 choice prints in full color, with extended commentary on the prints and the times

Colin Powell
Colin Powell

Born on April 05, 1937

  • Age: 84
  • Birth sign: Aries
  • Birth chart: astro chart
  • No. of books: 3
My American Journey

My American Journey

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"A GREAT AMERICAN SUCCESS STORY . . . AN ENDEARING AND WELL-WRITTEN BOOK."--The New York Times Book ReviewColin Powell is the embodiment of the American dream.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Is Colin a popular name?

Over the years Colin was most popular in 2004. According to the latest US census information Colin ranks #144th while according to famousnames.vip Colin ranks #4th.

How popular is the name Colin?

According to the US census in 2018, 1178 boys were born named Colin, making Colin the #285th name more popular among boy names. In 2004 Colin had the highest rank with 5147 boys born that year with this name.

How common is the name Colin?

Colin is #285th in the ranking of most common names in the United States according to he US Census.

When was the name Colin more popular ?

The name Colin was more popular in 2004 with 5147 born in that year.

When was the last time a baby was named Colin

The last time a baby was named Colin was in 2020, based on US Census data.

How many people born in 2020 are named Colin?

In 2020 there were 1178 baby boys named Colin.

Who is a famous person named Colin?

There a several famous people named Colin, for example actor Colin Firth, director Colin Campbell, actor Colin Farrell.

Who is a famous actor/actress named Colin?

A famous actor/actress named Colin is Colin Firth, starring in 4 movies, including Another Country and Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy.

Who is a famous director named Colin?

A famous director named Colin is Colin Campbell, who directed 4 movies, including The Uphill Climb and The Yellow Dog.

How many famous actors/actresses are named Colin?

There are 3 actors named Colin including Colin Firth and Colin Farrell who appeared in movies such as Another Country and Hart's War.

How many famous directors are named Colin?

There are 4 directors named Colin including Colin Campbell and Colin Trevorrow who directed movies such as The Uphill Climb and Safety Not Guaranteed.

How many famous writers are named Colin?

There are 3 writers named Colin including Colin Thubron and Colin Simkin who wrote books such as Shadow Of The Silk Road and Currier And Ive'S America.