Surname derived from Nicholas or Colin
"people of victory or pup"

Collins Origin and Meaning

The name Collins is both a boy's name and a girl's name of Scottish, Greek, Irish origin meaning "people of victory or pup".
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.
# 247 in the US

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Famous People Named Collins

  • Collins Tuohydaughter of Leigh Anne Tuohy, the real,life heroine of "The Blind Side" (portrayed by actress Lily Collins in the film)