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Type Surname (from occupation & from given name)
Usage Italian
Pronounced Pron. ko-LOM-bo

Meaning & History

Either from Italian colomba "dove" indicating a dove keeper, or from the given name COLOMBO, which is derived from the same word. This was the Italian surname of the 15th-century explorer Christopher Columbus.