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See also: colleen



From the word colleen, Irish cailín (girl), not used as a name in Ireland. Colleen can also be interpreted as a variant of Coleen, which was a product of marketing by the Hollywood film industry (to promote a new starlet in the 1920s).


Proper noun[edit]


  1. A female given name.
    • 2007 Laurie Lindeen, Petal Pusher, Atria Books, →ISBN, page 137
      Her name is spelled Coleen making her "Co" with a hard O and not Colleen by any stretch - I'm suspicious on her authority on the subject.