Meaning and name origin
Colm \c(o)-lm\ as a boy's name is of Scottish, Gaelic and Irish origin. Colm is a variant of Calum (Scottish, Gaelic): variant of Columba (Latin) "dove". Also a variant of Colum (Irish, Gaelic): short form of Latin Columba (see Calum) or Columban.
Colm is not a popular first name for males and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Colm for boys. Colm reached its highest rank of #54 in Ireland in 1999. (2014 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Colm and its source forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Colm and Calum. (2014 statistics).