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Multiple Origins for the Surname Colin


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.

Colin Early Origins



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.

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Colin Spelling Variations


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Colin Spelling Variations



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

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Colin Early History


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Colin Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Colin research. Another 207 words (15 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.

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Colin Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Colin Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Colin Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



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)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Colin (post 1700)


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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


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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)

Other References

  1. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
  2. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  3. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  4. Guérard, Albert Léon. France: a Modern History. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1959. Print.
  5. Conrad, Glenn R. The First Families of Louisiana. Baton Rouge LA: Claitor's Publishing, 1970. Print.
  6. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
  7. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
  8. de la Porte, A. Tresor Heraldique. Paris: F. Casterman, 1864. Print.
  9. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
  10. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  11. ...

The Colin Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Colin Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

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