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Boy Name: Colm

Name: Colm
Pronunciation: \c(o)-lm\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy
Origin: Latin
Sounds Like: Clem, Gilam
Variant forms: Callum, Collumbano, Colombain, Colum, Columbano, Columbanus, Columcille


Colm \c(o)-lm\ as a boy's name is pronounced kolm. It is of Irish and Gaelic origin. Short form of Latin Columba (see Calum) or Columban. Used in reference to Saint Columba (sixth century) of Ireland, who founded the monastery of Iona. Actor from "Star Trek: Deep Space Nine" Colm Meaney; actor Colm Wilkinson.

Colm has 7 variant forms: Callum, Collumbano, Colombain, Colum, Columbano, Columbanus and Columcille.

Baby names that sound like Colm are Clem and Gilam.

View a list of the 2 names that reference Colm.


Colm is not a popular first name for men and an equally uncommon surname or last name for both men and women. (1990 U.S. Census)

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