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Gender: M Meaning of Columba: "dove" Origin of Columba: Latin

While the original Irish St. Columba was male, the modern Irish variation Colm or Scottish Callum would be more appropriate for a contemporary boy. We can, however, imagine Columba as a rhythmic and contemporary-sounding girl's name.

Famous People Named Columba

Saint Columba, Irish abbot and missionary to Scotland
Joseph Aloysius "Columba" Marmion, beatified Benedictine Irish monk and abbot
Columba Andrew Stewart, American Benedictine monk
Owen Columba Coyle, Irish footballer and manager

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