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What does Colm mean?

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



(male) Coli, Keelm, ..

(female) Coli, Cone, ..

Colm Marley (C.M.), ..

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. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Colm reached its apex position of #54 in Ireland in the year 1999, but is not in the Top 100 at the moment. (2014 BIRTH STATISTICS)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Colm name in U.S.

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

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related boy names. Callum (#683 FROM RECENT DATA) and Calum (#1920) are the popular related forms of Colm appearing in the Top 2000. Adoption of these forms of Colm was more pronounced among parents in 2015 (USAGE OF 0.02%). Callum is the most contemporarily stylish name for newborns in this compilation.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Callum, Calum in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Colm is alike in pronunciation to Cam, Kam and Kim. Other recommended names are Cal, Cale, Clem, Cob, Cobb, Cobe, Cobi, Coby, Cody, Coe, Col, Colan, Colas, Colby, Cole, Colet, Coley, Colin, Colis, Coll, Colla, Colle, Colman, Colt, Colyn, Como, Con, Conn, Cook, Coop, Cope, Cor, Cord, Cork, Cort, Cory, Cosme, Cosmo, Coty, Cox, Coxe, Coy, Coye, Coyle and Cram. These names tend to be more commonly used than Colm.

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