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Meaning and Origin

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  1. A male given name, Irish Gaelic form of the saint's name Columba, Late Latin "dove", Calum in Scots Gaelic.

Notable Persons Named Colm

Colm Meaney is an actor. He has been prominent since 1978. Colm was given the name Colm J. Meaney on May 30th, 1953 in Dublin, Ireland.

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Colm Feore is an actor. His most notable accomplishments were from 1981 to 1981. Colm was born on August 22nd, 1958 in Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.

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Colm Tóibín is a writer. He was most active from 20 to 21. Colm was born on May 30th, 1955 in Enniscorthy, County Wexford, Ireland.

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Colm Wilkinson is a rock opera, broadway theatre songs, folk rock, and broadway theatre musician and actor. He was most active from 1972 to present. Colm was born on June 5th, 1944 in Drimnagh, Ireland. Colm is also known as C. T. Wilkinson.

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Colm Ó Cíosóig is an alternative rock, post-punk, and shoegazing musician. He plays Drums, percussion, guitar, bass guitar, Drum kit, and Percussion instrument. His ongoing career started in 1983. Colm was born on October 31st, 1964 in Dublin.

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Colm was born on February 16th, 1973.

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How popular is the baby name Colm in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1962 5 0 5
1965 9 0 9
1967 6 0 6
1968 5 0 5
1969 7 0 7
1970 6 0 6
1971 5 0 5
1972 5 0 5
1973 8 0 8
1974 8 0 8
1975 7 0 7
1976 5 0 5
1978 5 0 5
1982 7 0 7
1983 9 0 9
1985 5 0 5
1986 5 0 5
1987 7 0 7
1989 11 0 11
1990 9 0 9
1991 8 0 8
1992 9 0 9
1993 6 0 6
1994 14 0 14
1995 13 0 13
1996 13 0 13
1997 16 0 16
1998 17 0 17
1999 14 0 14
2000 22 0 22
2001 18 0 18
2002 16 0 16
2003 26 0 26
2004 20 0 20
2005 19 0 19
2006 19 0 19
2007 28 0 28
2008 11 0 11
2009 10 0 10
2010 15 0 15
2011 10 0 10
2012 13 0 13
2013 15 0 15
2014 10 0 10
2015 13 0 13
2016 28 0 28
2017 14 0 14

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Fun Facts about the name Colm

  • How Popular is the name Colm? Colm is the 15,341st most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Colm have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 551 babies born with the first name Colm in the United States. That's more than enough people named Colm to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Colm? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1962 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Colm first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Colm is Tuesday, November 6th, 1923.
  • What year had the most people named Colm born? The highest recorded use of the first name Colm was in 2007 with a total of 28 babies.
  • Random Colm Factoid: According to the 2004 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Colm is not a popular baby boy's name in Pennsylvania. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Pennsylvania have the same name as you in 2004.
  • Weird things about the name Colm: Your name in reverse order is Mloc. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Mlco. How do you pronounce that?

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