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Gender: F Meaning of Colleen: "girl" Origin of Colleen: Irish

Midcentury Irish-American favorite, never used in Ireland itself, being the generic word for "girl"; rarely given today.

Famous People Named Colleen

Colleen Dewhurst, American actress
Colleen Hutchins, Miss America 1952
Colleen Houck, American novelist
Allie Colleen Brooks, daughter of singer Garth Brooks
Colleen Ballinger-Evans, American YouTuber of "Miranda Sings"
Colleen Smith Clinkenbeard, American voice actress
Colleen Moore (born Kathleen Morrison), American silent film actress
Colleen P. Jones, Canadian curler and TV commentator
Colleen McCullough(-Robinson), Australian novelist
Colleen Celeste Camp, American actress
Colleen Wakako Hanabusa, U.S. Congresswoman from Hawaii
Colleen Ann O'Shaughnessey (Villard), American voice actress
Colleen Doran, American comics artist and writer

Pop Culture References for the name Colleen

Colleen Goodwin, character in the movie "Source Code"
Colleen Cooper, adopted daughter of Dr. Quinn on TV's "Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman"