Last name origin & meaning:
Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Coluim ‘son of
Colum’, a personal name derived from Latin columba
‘dove’ (now often found as Calum). This was the name of the
6th-century missionary known in English as St. Columba (521–97), who
converted the Picts to Christianity and founded an influential
monastery on the island of Iona.
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