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What does Colm mean?

Colm /colm/ [1 syll.] as a name for boys is of Scottish, Gaelic, Latin and Irish derivation, and the meaning of the name Colm is "dove". Colm is a version of Calum (Scottish, Gaelic, Latin): form of Columba. Colm is also a form of Colum (Irish, Gaelic).


Colm has 6 related variations via Calum, Colum: Callum, Collumbano, Colombain, Columbano, Columbanus and Columcille.

Kreatif forms: Colmba, Colmme. [more]

How popular is Colm?

Colm is a rare given name for males. Colm is also a rare last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Shown below is the birth name popularity of Colm for boys. Colm reached its apex position of #54 in Ireland in the year 1999, but is not in the Top 100 at the moment. (2013 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Colm name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Colm outside U.S.

Callum (#729 last year) and Calum are the popular related forms of Colm appearing in the Top 1000. Variants like Columbanus are seldom used. Adoption of these boy names was at its peak in 2014 (usage of 0.0903%). Callum (#729) is the most contemporarily stylish name for newborns in this compilation. Below is a graphed analysis of the usage of the boy name Colm and affiliated names. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Callum in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Colm, Callum, Calum outside U.S.

Similar Names

Colm is alike in pronunciation to Cam. Other recommended similar baby names are Clem, Col, Colan, Cole, Colin, Coll, Colt and Colyn. These names tend to be more commonly used than Colm.