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15 Monk names and what they mean, for monk for baby boys, listing 1-15. Here is the list of Monk names for girls.
Abbott .. An abbot is the head of a religious community of monks living in a monastery, so the original bearers of this name (as a surname) may have worked for an abbot ..
Abelard .. She became a nun, he became a monk.
Anthony .. Saint Anthony (third century) was an Egyptian hermit monk who founded the first Christian monastic order and is traditionally renowned for his resistance to the devil ..
Baldemar .. Saint Baldomar was a blacksmith who became a monk, and is the patron saint of blacksmiths, a profession much less common than it used to be ..
Bruno .. Saint Bruno (10th century) was the founder of the Carthusian order of monks ..
Filbert .. Saint Philibert was a seventh-century monk who gave his name to a nut, since his feast day falls at the time when the nuts are ripe ..
Gall May possibly refer to Gaelic, since Saint Gall was one of the many seventh-century Irish monks who brought Christianity back to the continent of Europe after the Dark Ages.
Mannix .. (Irish, Gaelic) "Little monk." ..
Mendel .. The father of modern genetics, Gregor Mendel, was a 19th-century Austrian priest and abbot of an order of monks.
Monahan .. (Irish, Gaelic) "Monk."
Monckton .. (Old English) "Monk's settlement." ..
Munchin .. (Irish, Gaelic) "Little monk." ..
Odilo .. Saint Odilo was an 11th-century monk and abbott of the influential monastery at Cluny who instituted the observation of All Souls' day on November 2 ..
Pryor .. Possibly an occupational name: a prior is the monk in charge of a monastery.
Saffron .. It is also the color of robes worn by monks of some Eastern religions.
Anthony and Bruno are commonly used names, while Abbott, Abelard, Baldemar, Filbert, Gall, Mannix, Mendel, Monahan, Monckton, Munchin, Odilo, Pryor and Saffron are rare in comparison. (2000 U.S. Census)
Adam .. The name was borne by a seventh-century Irish abbot of Fermo in Italy ..
Ardal .. (Irish, Gaelic) "High or bear-like valor."
Fitch .. A fitch is a mammal related to the ferret or ermine ..
Calogero .. Name of a saint, a Sicilian hermit.
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