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Monk baby names and what they mean, for monk, priest, monastery, hermit, abbot, monastic, pilgrim.

These boy names were at the apex of their popularity during 1960-1969 (usage of 0.1864%) and are almost as popular today (usage 0.1656%, 11.2%), but with names like Gilbert, Kelly, Ira, Palmer and Sumner becoming somewhat outmoded. The more fashionable birth names among these are Maximus (#192), Miles (#108), Eli (#49), Damian (#102) and Dominic (#69), and there is a rebound in birth name popularity for Eli and Miles. Damman (top 21%) and Mieles (33%) are popular last names.

Here is the list of Monk names for girls.

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Page 1/4 of 74 Monk names.

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

Aaron 1 .. .. the first high priest of Israel .. Ranked in Top 1000. [Aaran, Aaryn, Aeron, Aeryn, Aharon, Ari, Arin, Ron, Ronny, .. 28 more]

Abbott 2 .. Origin fr. Old English word. "Father, priest." Not Top 1000 names. .. religious community of monks living in .. [Ab, Abba, Abbe, Abbie, Abbot, Abott, .. 6 more]

Abelard 3 .. .. a nun, he became a monk. Listed in Top 1000. [Ab, Abe, .. 4 more]

Adam 4 .. .. seventh century Irish abbot of Fermo .. Popular as last names, and Adam (top 2%), Addam, Adham (75%) are similar to popular -am last name Asam (top 49%). [Ad, Adamo, Adams, Addams, Addem, Addison, Adhamh, Adnot, Adom, .. 15 more]

Aidan 5 .. .. century established the monastery of Lindisfarne .. Abdan, Aidanai and Akidan are kreatif variations. [Aedan, Aydan, Ayden, Aydin, Edan, Eden, Eiden, .. 4 more]

Anthony 6 .. .. an Egyptian hermit monk who founded .. Anntoin, Antal, Anthone, Anthoney and Antin are more exclusive as forms of Anthony. [Andy, Antal, Anntoin, Antonello, Antonije, Antonine, Antonius, Antuwan, Antwahn, Antwohn, .. 22 more]

Baldemar 7 .. .. who became a monk, and is .. Unique, with the androgynous -ar ending for Baldemar, Baldomar, Baumar like Belshazzar. [Baldomar, Baumar, .. 2 more]

Barry 8 .. .. century founded a monastery that became .. Somewhat widely used as birth names, Barry, Barrey, etc. are similar to the common Harry. [Bari, Barree, Barrey, Bazz, .. 5 more]

Benedict 9 .. .. of the great monastery at Monte .. Ranked in Top 1000. [Ben, Benedick, Benedikte, Bengt, Benicio, Benito, Bennett, .. 16 more]

Bernard 10 .. .. founder of a monastic order, the .. Bernard and forms grew in popularity in the 1900s and are now less widespread, with Barney, Bernard, Bernardo, Bernhard and Bernie becoming somewhat dated. [Barnard, Barnardo, Barney, Berend, Bernardino, Bernarr, Berndt, Burnard, Vernados, .. 14 more]

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Monk names: Benedict, Bernard, Bruno, Camilo, Cecil, Christian

Botolf 11 .. .. who founded a monastery in England .. Not in popularity charts. [Botolff, Botolph, .. 2 more]

Bruno 12 .. .. of the Carthusian order of monks .. Bruno is in the Top 1000. [Bruin, .. 2 more]

Buckminister 13 .. Derivative of Old English. "Monastery where deer dwell." Uncommon, with the -er suffix like Brewer. Place name ..

Cadfan 14 .. .. Brittany founded a monastery on Bardsey .. Not Top 1000 name. See also Cadman.

Calogero 15 .. .. of a saint, a Sicilian hermit. Calogero, Calogeros, etc. were not among 2014's Top names. [Calogeros, .. 2 more]

Calum 16 .. .. who founded a monastery on the .. Seldom used as a birth name. [Callum, .. 2 more]

Camilo 17 .. Derivative of Latin language. "Helper to the priest." Uncommon, with usage of 0.0095% for Camilo and variants as children's names in 2014, higher than 0.0013% the previous year. Masculine form of Camilla .. [Camillo, .. 2 more]

Cecil 18 .. .. Cecilius was a priest of Carthage .. Rare. Cecil, like Churchil, has the unusual -il ending. [Cecilio, .. 3 more]

Christian 19 .. .. of John Bunyan's "Pilgrim's Progress" (1684) .. Adoption of Kristian and forms soared in 1996 and is almost as widespread now, but with Chris and Kris becoming less fashionable. [Chrestien, Christiaan, Christie, Christo, Christy, Cristian, Cristiano, Cristy, Kit, Kris, .. 15 more]

Ciaran 20 .. .. and the founder of the monastery. Ciaran and Kieran are scarcely used male names, and Kieran exists frequently (top 34%) as a last name. [Kieran]

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Summary of Monk names (and variants) for boys.

Aaron - Ciaran
Aaron [Ron, Ronny, Haroun, Ronnie, ..], Abbott [Abby, Abot, Abbot, Abott, ..], Abelard [Abe, Abby, Abel, Abelardo, ..], Adam [Atim, Edom, Adom, Atkins, ..], Aidan [Edan, Eden, Eidan, Eiden, ..], Anthony [Toni, Tony, Twan, Toney, ..], Baldemar [Baumer, Baumar, Baldomar, Baldomero], Barry [Baz, Bazz, Baris, Berry, ..], Benedict [Bent, Bennt, Benoit, Venedictos, ..], Bernard [Bernt, Bernis, Burnard, Vernados, ..], Botolf [Botulf, Botolff, Botolph, Botulph], Bruno [Bruin, Bruino, Brunon], Buckminister, Cadfan, Calogero [Calogeros, Kalogeros, Kalogerus], Calum [Colm, Colum, Callum], Camilo [Comillo, Camillo, Camillus], Cecil [Celio, Cecyl, Cecilio, Cecilius], Christian [Kristo, Kristian, Krystian, Krystiano, ..], Ciaran [Kieran]

Cillian - Ira
Cillian, Colum [Colombain, Columbano, Columbanus, Columcille, ..], Comhghall, Damian [Dayman, Daymon, Demyan, Daymian, ..], Dominic [Nick, Domino, Dominy, Dominique, ..], Dunstan [Dunsten, Dunstin, Dunston], Eleazar [Ely, Elie, Eliazar, Eliezer, ..], Eli [Ely, Eloi, Eloy, Heli], Eligius [Loy, Eloi, Eloy, Eligiusz, ..], Eunan, Filbert [Filberto, Philbert, Philibert, Phillbert, ..], Fintan [Fiontan, Fionntan], Flaminio [Flamino], Forest [Foster, Forrest, Forster, Forrester], Gall, Gerasim, Gilbert [Guilbert, Giselbert, Giselberto, Giselbertus, ..], Giles [Gyles, Jiles, Jyles, Gilliss, ..], Gratien [Graciano, Graziano], Ira

Jethro - Parrish
Jethro [Jeth, Jethroe], Kahn, Kelly [Kelley], Kevin [Kevon, Kevyn, Kevis, Kevron, ..], Leviticus, Magus, Mannix, Marmaduke [Duke, Marmeduke], Maximus [Maxy, Maximo, Maxime, Maximos, ..], Mendel [Mendell, Mendeley], Mercury [Mercure, Mercuree, Mercurey], Miles [Milo, Mylo, Milan, Myles], Minster, Monahan, Monckton [Monkton], Munchin [Mannix, Mainchin], Odilo [Odilon, Otildo, Ottild, Ottildo, ..], Odo, Palmer [Palmar, Pallmer, Palmerston], Parrish [Parish, Parris, Parriss]

Prescott - Zadok
Prescott [Prescot, Prestcot, Prestcott], Presley [Prestley, Priestly, Pressley, Priestley, ..], Preston, Pryor [Prior], Saffron [Saffran, Saffren, Saphron], Standish, Stian [Stig, Styg, Stygge], Sumner, Taggart [Taggert], Tavaris [Tevarus, Tavariss, Tavarous, Tavarious], Terence [Terry, Terron, Terrius, Terronce, ..], Vincent [Vinny, Vinnie, Vinzenz, Wincenty, ..], Yves [Ivo, Iwo, Yvo, Yvon, ..], Zadok [Zadoc, Zaydok]