Animals, Birds, Dove, Female, P names, Pigeon, Proto-Indo-European


Paloma is a Spanish female name meaning "dove, pigeon" which comes from Vulgar Latin palumba via Latin palumbus, palumbēs (wood pigeon) derived from PIE *pal-wo- (dark-colored, gray) via root word *pel (gray; pale). Origin: Proto-Indo-European  

Ancient Greek, Animals, Birds, C names, Dove, Male, Physical Attributes, Pigeon, Proto-Indo-European, Surname names, Virtues/Attributes


Coleman comes from an English and Irish surname, the anglicized form of Irish Colmán, a diminutive form of Colm "dove" essentially meaning "little dove". Colm comes from Latin columba (dove, pigeon) derived form Ancient Greek kolumbos (diver). As an English surname, it comes from an occupational name for someone who was a coal man or for a servant… Continue reading Coleman

Ancient Greek, Animals, Birds, C names, Dove, Female, Nature, Pigeon, Virtues/Attributes


Columbine is the name of a variety of flowers belonging to the genus Aquilegia. The name comes from Latin columba meaning "dove, pigeon" which derives from Ancient Greek kólumbos (a diver). Columbine is a beautiful name though one that will unfortunately be associated with the 1999 Columbine High School shooting in Colorado. Origin: Ancient Greek Variants: Columba (Late Roman) Colombina… Continue reading Columbine

Birds, D names, Dove, Female, Hebrew, Irish mythology, Male, Mythology, Nature, Numbers, Persian, Pigeon, Proto-Indo-European, Unisex, Virtues/Attributes


Dara is a given name with a variety of meanings and origins: Dara is a male name in Irish which comes from dair meaning "oak" which comes from Proto-Celtic *daru deriving from a PIE root word. Dara is also an anglicized form of Dáire meaning "fruitful, fertile" and is the name of several figures in Irish mythology; it's also a… Continue reading Dara