- a male given name: from a Gaelic word meaning “disciple of Saint Columba.”
- George. 1917–97, British harpsichordist
masc. proper name, from Old Irish Máel Coluim “servant of (St.) Columba,” from máel “servant,” etymologically “bald, shorn, hornless,” from PIE base *mai- “to cut” (see maim).