Meaning & History
Italian feminine diminutive
. In traditional Italian pantomimes this is the name of a stock character, the female counterpart of Arlecchino (also called Harlequin). This is also the Italian word for the columbine flower.
OTHER LANGUAGES: Colin, Coleman (English), Colombe (French), Kolman, Koloman (German), Colm, Colum, Coleman, Colmán, Columban (Irish), Columba, Columbanus (Late Roman), Cailean, Calum, Colin, Callum (Scottish), Koloman (Slovak) |