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Monk baby names and what they mean, for monk, priest, monastery, abbot, with 74 results. These boy names were at the apex of their popularity 13 years ago (USAGE OF 4.68%) and are almost as popular today (USAGE 3.55%, 24%), but with names like Gilbert becoming somewhat outmoded. The more fashionable birth names among these are Maximus (#189), Miles (#105), Damian (#123), Camilo (#985) and Vincent (#104), while Damman (TOP 21%) and Mieles (33%) are popular last names. Here is the list of Monk names for girls.

Monk names

Aaron - Ciaran | Cillian - Ira | Jethro - Parrish | Prescott - Zadok

Aaron - Ciaran

Aaron

Aaron
.. the first high priest of Israel .. Amron is also a moderately popular baby name. [Ronny, Ronnie, Ron, Erin, Ayron, Arron, Arran, Arnie, Ahron, Aaryn, .. 27 more]

Abbott

Abbott
Stems fr. Old English element. "Father, priest." Common as surnames. Compare Abbott (TOP 1%), Abott (67%) with common -ott surnames Angott (TOP 70%), Argott (84%). .. religious community of monks living in .. [Abott, Abbot, .. 9 more]

Abelard
.. a nun, he became a monk. Abel (TOP 1%), Abbey (4%), Abe (7%), Abby (38%) and Abelard (68%) appear commonly as last names. [Abelardo, Abe, .. 4 more]

Adam

Adam
.. seventh century Irish abbot of Fermo .. Adoption of Addie and variants was widespread 36 years ago and has become lower, with Adam going out of style. [Edom, Adom, Adnot, Addy, Addison, Addis, Addams, Adamo, Ad, .. 15 more]

Aidan

Aidan
.. century established the monastery of Lindisfarne .. Aidan, Aiden, Aydan, Aydin and Eiden are commonly used as variant forms. [Eiden, Aydin, Ayden, Aydan, .. 7 more]

Anthony

Anthony
.. an Egyptian hermit monk who founded .. Anntoin, Antal, Anthone, Antin and Antonello are more exclusive as forms of Anthony. [Twan, Antony, Antonije, Antoney, Anntoin, Andy, .. 27 more]

Baldemar

Baldemar
.. who became a monk, and is .. Baumar and variants rose in popularity in the 1930s. [Baumer, Baumar, Baldomero, .. 1 more]

Barry

Barry
.. century founded a monastery that became .. Rare, with usage of 0.009% for Barry and variants as birth names in 2016, higher than 0.007% the year before. [Berry, Baz, Baris, Barrington, Barrie, .. 4 more]

Benedict

Benedict
.. of the great monastery at Monte .. Bendick, Bendict, Benedetto, Benedick and Benedicto are more rare as variations of Benedict. [Venedictos, Benoit, Bennito, Bennie, Bennedikt, Benedikt, Benedetto, Bendict, .. 15 more]

Bernard

Bernard
.. founder of a monastic order, the .. Barnardo, Barnhard, Barnhardo, Barny and Bearnard are more unconventional as versions of Bernard. [Vernados, Burnard, Bernhard, Berndt, Bern, .. 18 more]

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Monk names: Aaron, Abbott, Adam, Aidan, Anthony

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Monk names: Baldemar, Barry, Benedict, Bernard, Bruno

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Monk names: Calum, Camilo, Cecil, Christian, Ciaran

Botolf
.. who founded a monastery in England .. Not in popularity charts. [Botulph, Botulf, Botolph, .. 1 more]

Bruno

Bruno
.. of the Carthusian order of monks .. Popular as boys' names, Bruin, Bruno, etc. are similar to the familiar Bryan. [Brunon, .. 2 more]

Buckminister
Derivative of Old English. "Monastery where deer dwell." Not in popularity charts. Place name ..

Cadfan
.. Brittany founded a monastery on Bardsey .. Not Top 2000 name. See also Cadman.

Calogero
.. of a saint, a Sicilian hermit. Calogero, Calogeros, etc. were not among 2016's Top names. [Kalogerus, Calogeros, .. 1 more]

Calum

Calum
.. who founded a monastery on the .. Callum is a contemporarily stylish version. [Colum, Colm, Callum]

Camilo

Camilo
Root fr. Latin. "Helper to the priest." Well-used, with usage of 0.011% for Camilo and variants as children's names in 2016, though lower than 0.011% the previous year. Masculine form of Camilla .. [Comillo, .. 2 more]

Cecil

Cecil
.. Cecilius was a priest of Carthage .. Cecil (UPPER 2%), Celio (23%) and Cecilio (24%) appear frequently as last names. [Celio, .. 3 more]

Christian

Christian
.. of John Bunyan's "Pilgrim's Progress" (1684) .. Prominent, with usage of 0.527% for Christian, Chretien, etc. as birth names in 2016, but lower than 0.562% a year ago. [Krystiano, Cristy, Criston, Cristian, Chris, Chretien, .. 20 more]

Ciaran

Ciaran
.. and the founder of the monastery. Kieran is a contemporarily stylish version. [Kieran]

Quick Reference

Summary Index of Monk names [and variants] for boys.

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


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


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


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

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