Gender / Sex: boy
Sounds Like: Columbanus, Columbano
Variant forms: Colombe, Colombo
Rank as First Name (Given Name): 1026
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 10939
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.
Baby names that sound like Columbus are Columbanus and Columbano.
View a list of the 5 names that reference Columbus.
Columbus is a somewhat popular first name for men (#1026 out of 1220) and an even more popular surname or last name for both men and women (#10939 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)