- Calum mScottish Gaelic form of the Late Latin personal name Columba ‘dove’. This was popular among early Christians because the dove was a symbol of gentleness, purity, peace, and the Holy Spirit. St Columba (see also COLM (SEE Colm)) was one of the most influential of all the early Celtic saints. He was born in Donegal in 521 into a noble family, and was trained for the priesthood from early in life. He founded monastery schools at Durrow, Derry, and Kells, and then, in 563, sailed with twelve companions to Scotland, to convert the people there to Christianity. He established a monastery on the island of Iona, and from there converted the Pictish and Irish inhabitants of Scotland. He died in 597 and was buried at Down-patrick, along with St Patrick and St Brighid. See also COLIN (2) (SEE Colin).Pet forms: Cally, Caley.Feminine forms: Calumina, Calaminag.
First names dictionary. 2012.
Look at other dictionaries:
Calum Maclean — Calum Iain Maclean (Scottish Gaelic: Calum Iain MacGhilleathain , 6 September 1915 17 August 1960), a Scottish folklorist, collector, ethnographer and author, was born in 1915 in Òsgaig, Isle of Raasay, Scotland, to a family of five boys and two… … Wikipedia
Calum Giles — (born October 27, 1972) is a former Great Britain olympic field hockey player, who competed in the British squad at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta and the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney. Calum Giles is considered one of the worlds best drag… … Wikipedia
Calum Davenport — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Calum Davenport Nombre Calum Raymond Paul Davenport Nacimiento 1 de enero de 1983 Bedford, Inglaterra … Wikipedia Español
Calum Kennedy — (born as Malcolm Martin Kennedy on 2 June 1928, Isle of Lewis ndash; died 15 April 2006, Aberdeen) was a Scottish singer.Kennedy won a gold medal at the Mod (Scotland), singing in Scottish Gaelic. His first major success outside Scotland was his… … Wikipedia
Calum MacLeod (cricketer) — Calum Scott MacLeod (born 15 November, 1988) is a Scotland professional cricketer who played in the 2006 U 19 Cricket World Cup in Sri Lanka. As a youth Calum played for Drumpellier CC before moving to the Scottish National Cricket League Premier … Wikipedia
Calum Malcolm — is a Scottish record producer, sound engineer and keyboardist based in Edinburgh. He started his rock music career with the band The Headboys in 1977.Since 1978 he has worked with bands and musicians like The Blue Nile, Capercaillie, Clannad,… … Wikipedia
Calum MacLeod — could refer to: * Calum MacLeod the crofter. * Calum MacLeod the cricketer. * Calum MacLeod the producer and writer. * Calum MacLeod (born 1969) from Scotland, married to Lijia Zhang, Chinese writer and journalist. * Callum MacLeod (born 1988)… … Wikipedia
Calum Waddell — is a British writer and film critic. His books include Minds of Fear , Taboo Breakers and and his work has been published in such magazines as Neo , Dreamwatch , Impact and Fangoria In addition, Waddell has worked as an associate producer on The… … Wikipedia
Calum Davenport — Calum Davenport Spielerinformationen Voller Name Calum Raymond Paul Davenport Geburtstag 1. Januar 1983 Geburtsort Bedford, England Größe 193 cm … Deutsch Wikipedia
Calum Gittins — mit seiner Mutter Philippa Boyens und seiner Schwester Phoebe Gittins am 1. Dezember 2003 bei der Weltpremiere des dritten Teils des Herrn der Ringe in Wellington (Neuseeland) Calum Gittins (* 16. Juli 1986 in Auckland) ist ein neuseeländischer … Deutsch Wikipedia