Columba Origin and Meaning

The name Columba is a girl's name of Latin origin meaning "dove".

Columba is an early saint's name that rhumbas to a modern beat. While the original St. Columba is male, the name sounds more appropriate for a girl in the modern world. Leave variations Colm and Callum for the boys.

Famous People Named Columba

  • Saint Columba of SensFrench martyr
  • Saint Columba of Spainnun and martyr
  • Saint Columba the VirginCornish martyr
  • Blessed Columba of RietiUmbrian mystic
  • Columba BushAmerican philanthropist; wife of politician Jeb Bush
  • Columba DominguezMexican actress