Last name: COLLINS

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COLLINS : This last name is indexed 990,891 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

COLLINS : 1: English: variant of Colin with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s.2: Irish and Manx: shortened Anglicized from Ó Coileáin compare Cullen or in Man or west Ulster shortened from Mac Coileáin compare McQuillan and McCallion. The genitival -s is a local addition to Collin and variants after the surname was Anglicized.3: Americanized form of French Colin or Collin and also Collette.4: In some cases an Americanized form of Slovenian Kolenc.

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