When Richard Ira Collins was born in May 1927, in Fort Gibson, Muskogee, Oklahoma, United States, his father, Ira Collins, was 30 and his mother, Hazel E Beason, was 23. He lived in Hulbert, Cherokee, Oklahoma, United States in 1930. He died on 12 January 2002, in Coweta, Wagoner, Oklahoma, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Shahan Cemetery, Broken Arrow, Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States.
English: variant of Colin , with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s.
Irish and Manx: shortened Anglicized from Ó Coileáin, compare Cullen , or in Man or west Ulster shortened from Mac Coileáin, compare McQuillan and McCallion . The genitival -s is a local addition to Collin and variants after the surname was Anglicized.
Americanized form of French Colin or Collin and also Collette .