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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 ..
[Briand]

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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