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Origin & Meaning

The name Columbo is of Italian origin.

The meaning of Columbo is "dove".  


In the U.S. in 2014 less than 5 boys given the name.    Less than 5 girls were given the name. 

View the Columbo Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Columbo has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Columbo to other names.


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Columbo falls into the bird name category.

Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Columbo in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Columbo.

Just for fun, see the name Columbo in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Columbo in Nautical Flags page.

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Italian children normally receive one or two given names.

Italian babies are frequently named after family members, Roman Catholic saints including local patron saints and other biblical figures. Traditionally, the first born son was named after the father's father, the first daughter after the father's mother, the second son after the mother's father, and the second daughter after the mother's mother. Some Italians still follow this custom today.

Many Italian male given names end in -o or -e while female names often end in -a and -e.

Nicknames may be formed for almost any name by adding a variety of suffexes including -ino/-ina, -etto/-etta, -ello/-ella, -uccio/-uccia, -uzzo/-uzza. These endings can the be used for example to turn Paola to Paoletta and Donato into Donatello.