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The name Colleen is of Irish Gaelic origin, and means girl.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Colleen has been given to baby girls in recent years.  The last 125 years refers to 1880 through 2004; last year refers to 2004.  The rank and count values are based on U.S. Social Security Administration counts for the one thousand most popular names given to baby girls in each of these years. 

Cumulative Usage Chart for the Name Colleen
Use of the Name Colleen for Girls During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
159,504 119,254 34,920 7,401 2,550 808 377
The table below indicates the number of times the name Colleen has been given to baby girls and baby boys each year, from 1880 through 2004.  Colleen first appeared in the top thousand girl or boy names during 1909, which is the first year shown on the table.  A blank entry indicates that the name did not rank among the top one thousand names given to girls or boys, respectively, during the specified year.

Yearly Usage Chart for the Name Colleen
  Used as a Girl Name Used as a Boy Name
Year RankCount RankCount
190996818  
1910    
1911    
191294129  
1913    
1914    
191591652  
191684065  
191782968  
191887667  
1919    
192081879  
1921699112  
1922511187  
1923378310  
1924291521  
1925252698  
1926205944  
19271941,061  
19281861,098  
19291851,066  
1930201947  
1931218761  
1932228709  
1933236674  
1934236712  
1935243670  
1936198852  
1937222740  
1938235697  
1939242665  
1940248649  
1941261601  
1942251745  
1943252765  
1944247725  
1945233812  
19462131,093  
19472091,270  
19481611,784  
19491462,024  
19501242,610  
19511133,047  
19521083,471  
19531173,369  
19541193,483  
19551113,862  
19561133,900  
19571183,884  
19581163,925  
19591104,335  
19601074,446  
19611064,514  
19621014,426  
1963984,445  
1964944,537  
1965934,027  
1966923,747  
1967963,626  
19681013,486  
19691093,413  
19701173,328  
19711212,947  
19721232,503  
19731252,309  
19741232,342  
19751342,099  
19761352,050  
19771451,995  
19781332,053  
19791332,135  
19801372,124  
19811382,063  
19821392,143  
19831442,005  
19841442,069  
19851501,946  
19861521,842  
19871581,745  
19881661,702  
19891581,810  
19901601,805  
19911871,602  
19921841,667  
19931841,584  
19942071,412  
19952241,255  
19962721,062  
19972871,003  
1998344842  
1999402689  
2000455608  
2001437636  
2002547498  
2003617431  
2004701377  
Totals:  159,504 0

During the last 125 years, parents have used Colleen as a girl's name nearly 100% of the time and hardly ever as a boy's name.  Cumulative counts and total counts shown on the above tables are somewhat lower than actual counts because the name Colleen appears in the top 1,000 girl names only 91 times during the last 125 years.

See the Social Security card applications information for qualifiers about the data shown on this page.


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