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Page 1/2. 29 Pope names and what they mean, for pope for baby boys, listing 1-20.
Adrian .. Also the name of the 12th-century pope Adrian IV (the only English pope in history) ..
Agapito .. Pope (later Saint) Agapetus in the sixth century.
Alexander .. English poet Alexander Pope ..
Anacletus .. Name of the third pope.
Aniketos .. The name has survived in a small way in Catholic countries because of a second-century martyred pope who was later canonized.
Benedict .. A name used by 16 popes and the saint who founded the Christian monastic order, the Benedictines, whose rule of the great monastery at Monte Cassino in Italy is simple, restrained, and practical ..
Boniface .. Name of a number of early popes.
Celesto .. Associated in Catholic countries with Popes Celestine I and IV (both saints).
Clement .. A name borne by saints, popes, and the early Christian theologian Clement of Alexandria (third century) ..
Cletus .. Saint Cletus (first century) was elected Pope in AD 76.
Cornelius .. Also the name of a third-century pope who is venerated as a saint ..
Eugene .. The name was borne by various saints, two bishops and four popes ..
Fabian .. Also the name of several Roman emperors, 16 saints and a third-century pope said to have been electd bacause a dove settled on his head ..
Felix .. The name of three popes and many saints ..
Forest .. Saint John Forest (16th century) was one of the numerous English priests who were martyred during the conflicts between King Henry VIII and the Pope ..
Gregory .. The first of the 16 popes and 10 saints with the name was called Gregory the Great ..
Innocenzio .. Innocent" is the name of 13 popes.
John .. Kings, popes, saints, heroes, villains, and men of every degree between have borne the name ..
Leo .. A common name in Roman times, and the name of 13 popes, including Leo the Great (fifth century), who successfully dealt with Attila the Hun when the Vandals conquered Rome ..
Marquis .. Football player Marquez Pope ..
Adrian, Alexander, Benedict, Clement, Cletus, Cornelius, Eugene, Fabian, Felix, Forest, Gregory, John, Leo and Marquis are commonly used names, while Agapito, Anacletus, Aniketos, Boniface, Celesto and Innocenzio are rare in comparison. (2000 U.S. Census)
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