Gender: Male Origin of Columbus: Variation of Columbo or Columbia Meaning of Columbo: Latin, "dove"

Columbus Origin and Meaning

The name Columbus is a boy's name .

This is a big name, both in heritage and sound. On the right child, this could be inspired, but others may shrink from all the connotations. While your preferred nickname for this option might be Col (or Kit if you're connecting it to Christopher Columbus), you may end up with the slightly more cumbersome "Bus" as the short-form.

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Pop Culture References for the name Columbus

Colombo, Colombe


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