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