Coll Origin and Meaning
The name Coll is a boy's name meaning "chief".
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 in Pop Culture
- Coll is a small islandwest of Mull in the Inner Hebrides of Scotland. Coll is known for its sandy beaches, which rise to form large sand dunes.
- In Scotlandit 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".