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74 Monk baby names and what they mean, for monk, priest, monastery, hermit.

These boy names were at the apex of their popularity 11 years ago (usage of 4.68%) and are almost as popular today (usage 3.83%, 18%), but with names like Gilbert becoming somewhat outmoded. The more fashionable birth names among these are Eli (#49), Miles (#108), Dominic (#69), Maximus (#192) and Damian (#102).

Here is the list of Monk names for girls.


Names may be associated with a word, eg. Raven is associated with "dark" but does not mean "dark".

Aaron - Ciaran

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

.. the first high priest of Israel .. Aarion is also a moderately popular baby name. [Aaran, Aaryn, Aeron, Aeryn, Aharon, Ari, Arin, Ron, Ronny, .. 28 more]

Origin fr. Old English word. "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 .. [Ab, Abba, Abbe, Abbie, Abbot, Abott, .. 6 more]

.. a nun, he became a monk. Usage of Abel and variants is well-received among parents today. [Ab, Abe, .. 4 more]

.. seventh century Irish abbot of Fermo .. Adoption of Addie and variants was widespread 34 years ago and has become lower, with Adam going out of style. [Ad, Adamo, Adams, Addams, Addem, Addison, Adhamh, Adnot, Adom, .. 15 more]

.. century established the monastery of Lindisfarne .. Aidan, Aiden, Aydan and Aydin are commonly used as variant forms. [Aedan, Aydan, Ayden, Aydin, Edan, Eden, Eiden, .. 4 more]

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

.. who became a monk, and is .. Baldemar is common as a form. [Baldomar, Baumar, .. 2 more]

.. century founded a monastery that became .. Barry, Barrie, Barrington and Berry are prevalent as variations. [Bari, Barree, Barrey, Bazz, .. 5 more]

.. of the great monastery at Monte .. Bendick, Bendict, Benedetto, Benedick and Benedicto are more rare as variations of Benedict. [Ben, Benedick, Benedikte, Bengt, Benicio, Benito, Bennett, .. 16 more]

.. founder of a monastic order, the .. Barnardo, Barnhard, Barnhardo, Barny and Bearnard are more unconventional as versions of Bernard. [Barnard, Barnardo, Barney, Berend, Bernardino, Bernarr, Berndt, Burnard, Vernados, .. 14 more]

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

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

.. of the Carthusian order of monks .. Bruno is in the Top 2000. [Bruin, .. 2 more]

Derivative of Old English. "Monastery where deer dwell." Buzzminister is a kreatif form. Place name ..

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

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

.. who founded a monastery on the .. Callum and variants are barely found as first names, and Callum exists frequently (upper 27%) as a last name. [Callum, .. 2 more]

Derivative of Latin language. "Helper to the priest." Camillus and Comillo are more rarefied as forms of Camilo. Masculine form of Camilla .. [Camillo, .. 2 more]

.. Cecilius was a priest of Carthage .. Cecilius, Cecyl and Celio are more uncommon as variant forms of Cecil. [Cecilio, .. 3 more]

.. of John Bunyan's "Pilgrim's Progress" (1684) .. Prominent, with usage of 0.573% for Christian, Chretien, etc. as birth names in 2014, but lower than 0.641% a year ago. [Chrestien, Christiaan, Christie, Christo, Christy, Cristian, Cristiano, Cristy, Kit, Kris, .. 15 more]

.. 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]

Quick Reference

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

1. 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]

2. 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

3. 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]

4. 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]