Name: Colleen

Origin and Meaning of the Name Colleen

  • Meaning:
    Young female
  • Origin:
  • Gender:
    Girl
  • Pronunciation:
    (kol LEEN)
  • Form of:
    Itself (Colleen)
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Miscellaneous Info for Colleen

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  • Used in:
    English speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    From the Irish 'colleen' meaning 'girl'. It is not used as a given name in Ireland; the popularity of the name seems to originate in North America. It also enjoys considerable popularity in Australia.

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Popularity Rank of Colleen (US top 1000 names since 1880)

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