Gender Masculine

Meaning & History

Diminutive of Colm (see Colum). This was the name of a large number of Irish saints.

Related Names

VariantsColeman(Irish) Columbán(Old Irish)
Other Languages & CulturesColeman(English) Kolman, Koloman(German) Colombo, Colombano(Italian) Columba, Columbanus(Late Roman) Callum(Scottish) Calum(Scottish Gaelic) Koloman(Slovak)
Surname DescendantColeman(Irish)

People think this name is

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Sources & References

  1. O'Brien, Kathleen M. Index of Names in Irish Annals, available from https://medievalscotland.org/kmo/AnnalsIndex/Masculine/Colman.shtml.

Entry updated January 21, 2022