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Saint Names from Botolf - Cadfan
Page 6/30. 293 Saint names and what they mean, for saint, martyr, martyred for males. Listing 46-55.
Botolf .. An obscure English saint in the seventh century who founded a monastery in England, which is thought to have been in the Lincolnshire town of Boston.
Braulio .. Saint Braulio was a bishop in seventh-century Spain ..
Breed .. Also possibly refers to Saint Brigid, also known as Bride, the Irish abbess.
Brendan .. Saint Brendan of Ireland (sixth century), known as "the Voyager", is famed for his scholarship and adventurous traveling, including a seven-year voyage to a land that some think may have been North America .. Brendan of Birr was another sixth-century Irish saint ..
Brice .. Name of a fifth-century French saint, whose Latin form of the name is found as Brictius and Bricius.
Bruno .. Saint Bruno (10th century) was the founder of the Carthusian order of monks ..
Bryant .. Briant (16th century) was an English saint ..
Cadell .. Variants may be in reference to Cadoc, a sixth-century Welsh saint ..
Cadfael .. Saint Cadfael, also know as Saint Cadog, was a famous sixth-century saint in his native South Wales.
Cadfan .. Saint Cadfan from Brittany founded a monastery on Bardsey Island in the fifth century .. According to a Welsh poem, 20000 saints lie buried there.
Brendan, Brice, Bruno and Bryant are commonly used names, while Botolf, Braulio, Breed, Cadell, Cadfael and Cadfan are rare in comparison. (2000 U.S. Census)
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