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Updated June 9, 2019

Boy name origins & meanings

  • Old English : Warrior
  • Irish : The narrow woods

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Family name origins & meanings

  • Scottish : habitational name from the barony of Colquhoun in Dumbartonshire. The name appears to derive from Gaelic còil, cùil ‘nook’, ‘corner’, or coill(e) ‘wood’ + cumhann ‘narrow’. The usual Scottish pronunciation is ka-hoon.

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