5 Abbess names that mean abbess for girls, listing Abbess baby names 1-5. Ada, Ava, Hilda, Hildegarde and Mildred are popular names. View Abbess baby names for name meanings, or search other baby names.
Ada ... The name was borne by a seventh-century abbess of Saint Julien des Prés at Le Mans ... 
Ava ... Saint Ava or Avia was a ninth-century abbess of Dinart in Hainault and a member of the Frankish royal family ... 
Hilda ... Saint Hilda (seventh century) was a much-esteemed abbess of her time in England. 
Hildegarde ... Saint Hildegarde of Bingen was a learned 12th-century abbess ... 
Mildred ... Saint Mildred (eighth century) was an abbess from a royal household noted for her gentleness and kindness ... 
Related tags: dame, matron, mistress, nun, sister.