Monk Names

Monk names and what they mean, for monk, priest, monastery, abbot, pilgrim, monastic, hermit for men. Here is the list of Monk names for girls. Usage of these boy names was at its highest in 1960-1969 and it is almost as widespread today, but with names like Bernard, Cecil, Ira, Barry and Kelly falling out of fashion. Bruno (#670), Miles (#108), Eli (#49) and Damian (#102) are four of the more fashionable birth names in this compilation, with Bruno, Miles and Eli having a rebound in popularity.


Aaron - Aidan

Page 1/8 of 69 Monk names.

Aaron 1 .. Biblical: Moses' brother Aaron was the first high priest of Israel .. Aaron is a recognizable (Top 6%) male name, occurring frequently (Top 2%) as a last name according to the US Census. The forms Ronnie and Arron are common as versions of Aaron. [Aaran, Aaren, Aaro, Aaronn, Aaryn, .. 32 more]

Abbott 2 .. Derivative of Old English element. "Father, priest." Scarcely used as a name for baby boys, Abbott is used more often as a surname. 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 .. [Ab, Abad, Abbe, Abbey, Abbot, .. 6 more]

Abelard 3 .. She became a nun, he became a monk. Abelard is a scantly used male name. The form Abe is common as a version of Abelard. [Ab, Abby, Abel, .. 3 more]

Adam 4 .. The name was borne by a seventh-century Irish abbot of Fermo in Italy .. Very common choice for a boys' name (#79 the previous year) that is also used often as a surname. The variation Addie is prevalent as a form of the name. [Ad, Adams, Adao, Addams, Addie, .. 19 more]

Aidan 5 .. Saint Aidan (Ireland, seventh century) established the monastery of Lindisfarne, one of the great centers of learning of its time .. Unisex name. Aidan is a scantly used male name. The forms Aydin and Aidyn are common as versions of Aidan. [Aedan, Aidano, Aidyn, Ayden, Edan, .. 6 more]


Top 1000 baby names ranking of Monk names: Aaron, Adam, Aidan

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Quick Index

Summary of all Monk names (and their variants) for boys.

[Aaron - Aidan]
Aaron [37], Abbott [11], Abelard [6], Adam [24], Aidan [11]

[Anthony - Calogero]
Anthony [32], Baldemar [4], Barry [9], Benedict [23], Bernard [23], Botolf [4], Bruno [3], Buckminister, Cadfan, Calogero [3]

[Calum - Dominic]
Calum [3], Camilo [3], Cecil [4], Christian [25], Ciaran [1], Cillian, Colum [7], Comhghall, Damian [19], Dominic [16]

[Dunstan - Gall]
Dunstan [3], Eleazar [8], Eli [5], Eligius [6], Eunan, Filbert [6], Fintan [2], Flaminio [1], Forest [5], Gall

[Ira - Mendel]
Ira, Jethro [2], Kahn, Kelly [1], Kevin [9], Leviticus, Magus, Mannix, Marmaduke [2], Mendel [2]

[Mercury - Parrish]
Mercury [3], Miles [4], Minster, Monahan, Monckton [1], Munchin [2], Odilo [6], Odo, Palmer [3], Parrish [3]

[Prescott - Tavaris]
Prescott [3], Presley [7], Preston, Pryor [1], Saffron [3], Standish, Stian [3], Sumner, Taggart [1], Tavaris [5]

[Terence - Zadok]
Terence [15], Vincent [19], Yves [7], Zadok [2]

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