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|Did you know that in the 1881 UK census there were 42972 people with the Collins surname? In that year Collins was ranked number 68 for popularity in the UK.|
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The name David means "beloved" and is of Hebrew origin.
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|Did you know that there are currently 64910 people with the Collins surname in the UK? Collins is now ranked number 62 for popularity in the UK.|
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|Did you know that there are currently 407125 people with the Collins surname in the USA? Collins is ranked number 44 for popularity in the USA.|
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