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Monk Names

5 Monk names and what they mean, for monk for baby girls, listing 1-5. Here is the list of Monk names for boys.

Aidan .. Saint Aidan was a seventh-century Irish monk.
[Adan, Aden, Aiden, Audan, Ayden, .. 1 more]

Capucine .. French form of an Italian word for a cloak with a deep collar, worn by a certain order of Franciscan monks ..

Edana .. Feminine of Aidan, the name of a seventh-century Irish saint and monk.
[Aidana, Aydana]

Eudocia .. Saint Eudokia, or Eudocia, of Heliopolis (first-century) was a beautiful pagan and Samarian woman who converted to Christianity after learning about it from a monk ..
[Avdotya, Docia, Docie, Doxie, Doxy, .. 4 more]

Saffron .. Monks of some Eastern religions wear saffron robes ..
[Saffran, Saffren, Saffronia, Saphron]

Popularity of Monk baby names

Aidan, Capucine, Edana, Eudocia and Saffron are rare names. (2000 U.S. Census)

Suggested words: bear, hermit, nun, pilgrim, priest, religious, single.

Ayla .. Literary: Ayla is the heroine of Jean Auel's "Clan of the Cave Bear" series.

Caprice .. From Italian "capriccio" which originally referred to a feeling of horror causing the hair to stand on end (in Italian "capo riccio", meaning "hedgehog head") ..
[Capreece, Capri, Capriana, Capricia, Caprise]

Cyra .. Name of a fifth-century Syrian hermit who was martyred with her companion Marana ..
[Cy, Cyrah]

Carmel .. In the 12th century, a monastery was founded in there, from which the Carmelite monastic order came about ..
[Carma, Carmaletta, Carmalit, Carmalita, Carmalla, .. 40 more]

Bridget .. Saint Bridget of Sweden (14th century) was a noblewoman who founded an order of nuns, the Bridgettines ..
[Beret, Berett, Berget, Bergett, Bergette, .. 67 more]

Beulah .. Used to refer to Israel, and in John Bunyan's "The Pilgrim's Progress", Beulah is the promised land ..
[Beaulah, Beula, Bewlah, Bulah, Byulah]

Camellia .. (Latin) "Helper to the priest." ..
[Camella, Camelia, Cammelia]

Brianda .. During the ancient religious wars of Christianity, the name travelled to Spain ..

Khadija .. (The others were Fatima, Mary, and Aisha.) Familiar in modern times due to the character Khadijah on the TV show "Living Single".
[Kadeeja, Kadejah, Kadesha, Kadija, Kadisha, .. 4 more]

Maida .. (Old English) "Young, unmarried woman." ..
[Maddie, Maddy, Mady, Magda, Maidel, .. 4 more]

Ermine .. (Old French) "Weasel." The fur of the ermine weasel derives its name from the medieval Latin for weasel, armenius mus meaning "Armenian mouse" .. A name with royal connotations, as the fur of the ermine weasel, which turns white in winter, is used for robes of royalty ..
[Ermin, Ermina, Erminia, Erminne]


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