Columba Name Meaning & Origin

Columba

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Latin meaning: Dove.

Columba is a small, faint star constellation created in the late sixteenth century.

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There have been both male and female saints with this name, including:
- Saint Columba the Virgin (female, 6th Century)
- Saint Columba of Sens (female, 3rd Century)
- Saint Columba of Spain (female, 9th Century)
- Saint Columba (male, 6th Century)
- Saint Columba of Terryglass (male, 6th Century)

Columba Bush: wife of former Florida Governor Jeb Bush and sister-in-law of President George W. Bush
Columba de Dunbar: (c.1386-1435), a Bishop of Moray
Columba Murphy: an Irish Roman Catholic Priest
Columba of Rieti: (2 February 1467 — 20 May 1501), a female Dominican tertiary mystic
Columba Cary-Elwes: (6 November 1903 – 22 January 1994), an English monk

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