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Gender: M Meaning of Coll: "chief" Origin of Coll: Gaelic

Also a medieval short form of Nicholas, it is still heard in Ireland and Scotland, where it has mythological resonance--Colla Uais was an ancient Irish prince who ruled over northern Britain before the arrival of Scottish settlers.

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Coll is a small island, west of Mull in the Inner Hebrides of Scotland. Coll is known for its sandy beaches, which rise to form large sand dunes.

In Scotland, it has been used as an anglicized form of Colla (Gaelic), possibly from Old Celtic meaning "high".

Coll is a farmer and retired soldier in Lloyd Alexander's "The Book of Three".