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What does Colman mean?

Colman Pronunciation of Colman as a boys' name is of Irish origin. Anglicized form of the Gaelic name Colmán, from Columbanus (Latin), which is derived from Columba (see Calum). The name was borne by many early Irish saints, including Colman of Armagh, a fifth-century disciple of Saint Patrick. See also Coleman.




VARIANTS Coleman, Kalman

OTHER FORMS VIA CALUM, COLUMBANUS Colm, Colombain, Colum, Columbano



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How popular is Colman?

Colman is an uncommon first name for males but a very popular last name for both adults and children (#7609 out of 150436, Top 5%). (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Colman was first listed in 1900-1909 and reached its top rank of #1973 in the U.S. in the 1900s, but is not listed at the moment. (2016 U.S. SSA RECORDS)

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

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

Which version is better?

Coleman (#963 FROM RECENT DATA), Calum (#1687), Colm and Kalman are the popular varying forms of Colman listed in the Top 2000. Other forms, like Colum, are uncommon. These forms of Colman reached the apex of their popularity 18 years ago and are somewhat less common today.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Colman, Calum, Coleman, Kalman in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Recommended sound-alike names are Cadman, Calan, Callan, Caolan, Carman, Colan, Colas, Colden, Coldin, Colin, Colla, Collen, Collin, Colm, Colson, Colten, Colton, Colwin, Colwyn, Colyn, Conan, Conlan, Cormac, Corwan, Cowan, Coyan, Cullan, Delman, Dolan, Elman, Gilman, Goldman, Gorman, Hofman, Holman, Loman, Lowman, Nolan, Nollan, Norman, Rodman, Roldan, Rollan, Roman, Salman, Solaman, Soloman, Tilman, Youman, Zalman and Zoltan. These names tend to be more commonly used than Colman.