Dictionary of Medieval Names
from European Sources

Columba f. Latin columba 'pigeon, dove'.

The name of a 3rd C virgin martyr, a 6th C saint, and a 9th C Spanish saint.

Italy
Latin
1366 Colombe (nom) Livi 8
Spain
Latin
1488 Coloma (nom) carbonell-I p. 24, Columba (nom) ibid. p. 23; 1490 Columba (nom) ibid. p. 42; 1491 Columba (nom) ibid. p. 60
Cite as: S.L. Uckelman. "Columba". In S.L. Uckelman, ed. The Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources, Edition 2017, no. 1. http://dmnes.org/2017/1/name/Columba.