Infographic of Colleen name meaning, which is “A girl,” from the Irish cailin, a diminutive of caile, a girl.
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Colleen Name Popularity

How popular is the name Colleen? Here’s everything we know.

Year Rank # Births % Births
1910 0 0%
1911 0 0%
1912 1,030 5 0.001%
1913 0 0%
1914 0 0%
1915 1,371 6 0.0007%
1916 1,175 11 0.0011%
1917 932 23 0.0023%
1918 911 29 0.0027%
1919 1,415 6 0.0006%
1920 967 27 0.0024%
1921 750 59 0.0052%
1922 512 142 0.0127%
1923 379 270 0.0241%
1924 289 488 0.042%
1925 249 672 0.0595%
1926 203 919 0.0836%
1927 190 1,044 0.0943%
1928 186 1,075 0.1005%
1929 182 1,060 0.1023%
1930 201 923 0.0884%
1931 219 733 0.0743%
1932 226 680 0.0688%
1933 237 637 0.0684%
1934 236 687 0.0711%
1935 243 641 0.066%
1936 198 825 0.0856%
1937 222 712 0.0723%
1938 235 665 0.065%
1939 244 623 0.0612%
1940 251 599 0.0564%
1941 265 557 0.0495%
1942 253 713 0.0565%
1943 254 725 0.0555%
1944 246 699 0.0564%
1945 234 771 0.0632%
1946 215 1,064 0.0721%
1947 209 1,236 0.074%
1948 161 1,760 0.1103%
1949 146 2,009 0.1249%
1950 124 2,602 0.1616%
1951 113 3,038 0.1792%
1952 108 3,467 0.1986%
1953 115 3,376 0.1908%
1954 119 3,483 0.1905%
1955 110 3,868 0.2103%
1956 113 3,894 0.2062%
1957 118 3,885 0.2019%
1958 116 3,919 0.2074%
1959 110 4,336 0.2282%
1960 107 4,444 0.2345%
1961 106 4,510 0.2389%
1962 101 4,429 0.2412%
1963 98 4,433 0.247%
1964 94 4,542 0.258%
1965 93 4,026 0.2462%
1966 93 3,731 0.239%
1967 96 3,611 0.2379%
1968 101 3,475 0.2314%
1969 109 3,402 0.2208%
1970 117 3,314 0.2082%
1971 121 2,928 0.1949%
1972 124 2,478 0.1819%
1973 125 2,285 0.1763%
1974 124 2,320 0.1785%
1975 133 2,091 0.1627%
1976 137 2,023 0.157%
1977 145 1,973 0.1464%
1978 134 2,026 0.1507%
1979 133 2,135 0.1514%
1980 138 2,100 0.1436%
1981 138 2,053 0.1397%
1982 139 2,130 0.1425%
1983 145 1,989 0.1348%
1984 144 2,040 0.1371%
1985 150 1,917 0.1263%
1986 152 1,829 0.1212%
1987 157 1,729 0.1133%
1988 168 1,671 0.1072%
1989 160 1,786 0.1107%
1990 161 1,778 0.1073%
1991 187 1,568 0.0962%
1992 183 1,648 0.1032%
1993 184 1,555 0.0997%
1994 208 1,380 0.0899%
1995 225 1,227 0.0814%
1996 277 1,024 0.0684%
1997 289 966 0.0653%
1998 350 793 0.053%
1999 409 645 0.0431%
2000 457 573 0.0375%
2001 441 593 0.0394%
2002 546 452 0.0302%
2003 617 389 0.0256%
2004 693 344 0.0226%
2005 770 292 0.0191%
2006 845 266 0.017%
2007 1,054 194 0.0123%
2008 1,058 188 0.0122%
2009 1,155 156 0.0104%
2010 1,085 164 0.0114%
2011 1,365 98 0.0069%
2012 1,401 93 0.0065%
2013 1,319 104 0.0073%
2014 1,596 66 0.0045%
2015 1,651 58 0.004%
2016 1,818 44 0.0031%
2017 1,692 51 0.0037%
2018 2,120 25 0.0018%
2019 1,776 41 0.003%
2020 2,854 20 0.0016%

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Names Like Colleen

If you like Colleen, you’ll love these other names like Colleen.


What names are variants of Colleen?

Mix it up with these names that are a variation of the name Colleen.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Coleen

Girl, wench

Gaelic

Colene

People of victory; girl, wench

Greek

Collena

Girl, wench

Gaelic

Collene

Girl, wench

Gaelic

Collie

Girl, wench; dove

Latin

Colline

People of victory; girl, wench

Greek

Colly

Girl, wench; dove

Latin

Kolleen

Girl, wench

Gaelic

Kolline

Girl, wench

Gaelic


What names sound like Colleen?

If you like how Colleen sounds, you might also like these names that sound like Colleen.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Caileen

Girl

Gaelic

Caleen

The moon

Greek

Callen

Rock

Scottish

Cayleen

Slim and fair

Irish

Kelleen

Descendant of Ceallach

Irish


What names are similar to Colleen?

Find a name that’s like Colleen, but just a little bit different.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Kalina

Flower

Slavic


Siblings of Colleen

Mamas with kids named Colleen also have kids with these names.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Nickolaus

People of victory

Greek

3 Comments

  1. This is the name I want for my only little girl I love her and I love her name to her name is collee
    She is the high light of my life I love her and I love my 2 boys Mateo and Welles I love my family
    Thank you so much for your help!

  2. The name Colleen is magical it is inspirational and I love it ?

  3. The choice was easy it’s my moms name and I am very close to her


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