Colleen Name Meaning & Origin

Colleen

Pronunciation: kah-LEEN (key)

Origin of the name Colleen:

A name derived from the Irish colleen (a girl, a lass). The name seems to have originated in the U.S. Var: Collene, Kolleen, Kollene.

From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.

Related Names:

Coleen

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Nicknames for Colleen

Leeny; Co; Eenie; Coll; Leen; Coco; Colleeny; Beany; Bean; Beaner; Colly; Nonnie; Col; Cleen; Lena; Neen; Connie; Coke; Colly wolly; Collie dog; Collywobbles; Colliwog; Cauliflower; Cole

Meanings and history of the name Colleen

The name Colleen means girl in Irish

Famous real-life people named Colleen

Actress Colleen Dewhurst
Thorn Birds author Colleen McCullough
Colleen Moore, an actress from the silent film era
Colleen Ballinger, YouTuber, better know as her character MirandaSings
Colleen Fitzpatrick - also known as "Vitamin C," sang the popular song "Graduation (Friends Forever)"
Colleen, better known as ☆colliscool☆ from YouTube

Colleen in song, story & screen

Colleen Gavin, character and daughter of firefighter Tommy Gavin in the series "Rescue Me."
In the movie "Marley & Me" the youngest girl is named Colleen.

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