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Kulthum or Kulsum is an Arabic male given name. It means "elephant" or, said of a person, "someone with a chubby face". It is feminized as "Umm Kulthum" (Kulthum's mother).

People who had this name:

  • Umm Kulthum
  • Kalsoom Nawaz Sharif the wife of 12th Prime minister of Pakistan Nawaz Sharif
  • Kalsoom Perveen a Pakistani Politician and a Member ofSenate of Pakistan
  • Kulsoom Abdullah a Pakistan American weightlifter

People using it in their matronymic/ patronymic or surname include:

  • Amr ibn Kulthum