What does Colm mean?
Colm \c(o)-lm\ as a name for boys is of Scottish, Gaelic and Irish derivation. Colm is a derivative of Calum (Scottish, Gaelic): variant of Columba (Latin) "dove". Colm is also a form of Colum (Irish, Gaelic): short form of Latin Columba (see Calum).
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)
Below is a graphed analysis of the usage of the boy name Colm and affiliated names. Callum (#729 last year) and Calum are the popular related forms of Colm appearing in the Top 1000. Adoption of this boy name is at its peak presently. Callum (#729) is the most contemporarily stylish name for newborns in this compilation. (2014 Birth Statistics)