Gender Feminine

Meaning & History

Italian feminine diminutive of Columba. 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.

Related Names

Masculine FormColombo
Other Languages & CulturesColombe(French) Columba(Late Roman)


Entry updated April 25, 2021