• Gender: Masculine
  • Origin: Gaelic
  • Meaning: “dove”
  • (KOLE-men)

The name is a Gaelic form of the Latin name Columbanus meaning “dove.” The name was borne by an early Irish saint who founded several monasteries throughout Europe. The feast day is held on July 8. A possible nickname option is Cole. Variations include the Scottish Colm and Callum.