The surname Collins has a number of different origins. When found in England the name Collins is a diminutive form of the personal name Nicholas. When found in Ireland Collins comes from the Gaelic name O'Coileain, which means a young dog. In Wales the name Collins comes from "Collen" meaning a hazel grove. Notable bearers include Michael Collins an Irish national freedom fighter and hero. The name Collins is the 51st most common in the US with 300,000 bearers.
COLLINS FAMILY CREST CUFFLINKS