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Smart Baby Names: Dictionary of Baby Names, Meanings and Origins.

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Girl Name: Columbine

Name: Columbine
Pronunciation: \c(o)-lumbi-ne, col(u)-mbine\
Gender / Sex: girl name girl
Meaning: dove
Origin: Latin
Related Names: Columba
Sounds Like: Columbia, Colombe
Similar Names: Coline, Colline


Columbine \c(o)-lumbi-ne, col(u)-mbine\ as a girl's name is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Columbine is "dove". Columbine is also a literary character who appears in traditional Italian comedy and English pantomime as Harlequin's beloved. Also a flower name for a delicate two-colored blossom.

For more information, see also the related name Columba.

Baby names that sound like Columbine are Columbia and Colombe. Other similar baby names are Coline and Colline.

View a list of the 2 names that reference Columbine.


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

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