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Columbus meaning and name origin

Columbus \c(o)-lu-mbus\ as a boy's name. Variant of the Latin word meaning "dove". Made famous by Christopher Columbus, the Italian explorer who discovered America.

Columbus has 2 variant forms: Colombe and Colombo.

A suggested similar baby name is Columbanus.

View a list of the 5 names that reference Columbus.


Popularity of Columbus

Columbus is a somewhat popular first name for males (#1026 out of 1220) and an even more popular surname or last name for all people (#10939 out of 88799) (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby names popularity of Columbus name for boys (2012 statistics). Compare Columbus with its variant forms and related boy baby names.


Top 1000 ranking of Columbus name in U.S.
Top 100 ranking of Columbus outside U.S.

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