Origins Available: French
The prominent surname Colina 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 Colina is derived from the Latin personal name
Nicholaus, which means people's victory.
Early Origins of the Colina family
The surname Colina 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 Colina family
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Colina Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Collin, Colin, Colinet, Collinet, Colinot, Collinot, Colineau, Collineau, Colinaud and many more.
Early Notables of the Colina family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Colina family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Colina Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- P Colina, aged 25, who arrived in New Orleans, La in 1839 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)