Irish variation of Latin Columba

Colm Origin and Meaning

The name Colm is a boy's name of Irish origin meaning "dove".

Colm is a popular Irish name for boys that could immigrate, especially with its peaceful meaning. Colm Toibin is a contemporary Irish novelist and critic, author of The Master and Brooklyn; Colm Meaney is an Irish actor. Pronunciation is two syllables instead of one, like Colin with an 'm' at the end. Colm is related to Columba, Colom, Colum, Callum, and Malcolm.

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Famous People Named Colm

  • Colm WilkinsonIrish tenor and actor
  • Colm MeaneyIrish actor
  • Colm FeoreCanadian,American actor
  • Colm KeeganIrish singer of band Celtic Thunder
  • Colm TóibínIrish novelist, journalist, playwright and critic
  • Colm McCarthyScottish television director
  • Colm MagnerCanadian actor
  • Colm Ó MaonlaíIrish actor
  • Colm Ó CíosóigIrish drummer of band My Bloody Valentine

Colm in Pop Culture

  • Colmcharacter in the video game Fire Emblem: The Sacred Stones
  • Colm Corbeccharacter in the Gaunt's Ghosts series by Dan Abnett
  • Colm Faheycharacter in 'Six of Crows' by Leigh Bardugo
  • Colm O'Driscollcharacter in the video game Red Dead Redemption 2.