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Gender: F Origin of Collins: Surname derived from Nicholas or Colin Collins's Popularity in 2016: #647

Collins is a surname name that has made the girls' Top 1000 thanks to its use for the daughter of the real-life Blind Side heroine. This derivation of the Greek Nicholas—which means "people of victory"—or the Irish and Scottish Colin—which may itself be a Nicholas derivation or an Anglicization of the word for pup—has a stylish feel made more so by that final s.

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Famous People Named Collins

Collins Tuohy, daughter of Leigh Anne Tuohy, the real-life heroine of "The Blind Side"
Lily Collins, actress and daughter of musician Phil Collins

Pop Culture References for the name Collins

Collins Tuohy, character in "The Blind Side," played in the film by Lily Collins