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Colin History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms


Origins Available: English , French


The prominent surname Colin originated in France, a country which has been a dominant presence in world affairs for centuries.The earliest forms of hereditary surnames in France were the patronymic surnames, which are derived from the father's given name, and metronymic surnames, which are derived from the mother's given name. The patronyms were derived from a variety of given names that were of many different origins. The surname Colin is derived from the Latin personal name Nicholaus, which means people's victory.


Early Origins of the Colin family


The surname Colin was first found in Ile-de-France, where a family of this name was long established, and grew into one of the more eminent families of the region.

Early History of the Colin family


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Another 104 words (7 lines of text) covering the years 1413, 1755, 1806, 1791, 1793, 1690 and 1760 are included under the topic Early Colin History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Colin Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Collin, Colin, Colinet, Collinet, Colinot, Collinot, Colineau, Collineau, Colinaud and many more.

Early Notables of the Colin family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Colin family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Colin Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Francois Colin, who landed in Mobile, Ala in 1764 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Colin Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Henry Colin, who arrived in New York, NY in 1811 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Bartolome Colin, who arrived in Dominican Republic in 1834 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Jean Colin, aged 28, who arrived in New York in 1854 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Contemporary Notables of the name Colin (post 1700)


  • Kathryn Colin (b. 1974), American sprint canoer
  • Christie Colin (b. 1982), née Bisco, an American multiple gold medalist compound archer
  • Margaret Colin (b. 1958), American actress
  • Philippe Colin (b. 1979), French sprint canoer
  • Jean-Claude Colin (1790-1875), French priest, founder of the Society of Mary
  • Grégoire Colin (b. 1975), French actor, producer, screenwriter, and director
  • Georges Colin (1880-1945), French actor
  • Fabrice Colin (b. 1972), French author of fantasy, science fiction, and magic realism
  • Denis Colin (b. 1956), French bass clarinettist and composer
  • Alexandre-Marie Colin (1798-1875), French painter of historical and genre subjects
  • ... (Another 10 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Citations


  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)


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