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Nun Names

7 Nun names that mean nun for girls, listing Nun baby names 1-7. Bridget, Chantal, Claire, Colette, Monica and Teresa are popular names. Chiara is an uncommon name. View Nun baby names below for name meanings or search Nun names for boys.


Bridget ... Saint Bridget of Sweden (14th century) was a noblewoman who founded an order of nuns, the Bridgettines ... [72]

Chantal ... a woman of great piety who adopted a strict religious life and founded an order of nuns, the Vistandines ... [73]

Chiara ... and follower of Francis of Assisi and founder of the order of nuns known as the Poor Clares ... [4]

Claire ... founder of a Franciscan order of nuns and one of the notable saints of the medieval period ... [61]

Colette ... Saint Collette was a 15th century French nun who gave her money to the poor ... [12]

Monica ... the Latin word for "nun" ... [10]

Teresa ... Mother Teresa founded an order of nuns ... [35]

Related words: abbess, monk, priest, single, sister. Partial list of 13 results related to nun below. Click on above related words for more results.


Ada ... The name was borne by a seventh-century abbess of Saint Julien des Prés at Le Mans ... [14]

Carmel ... from which the Carmelite monastic order came about ... [45]

Aidan ... From Aodh. Saint Aidan was a seventh-century Irish monk. [6]

Camellia ... "Helper to the priest." ... [4]

Khadija ... (The others were Fatima, Mary, and Aisha.) Familiar in modern times due to the character Khadijah on the TV show "Living Single". [9]

Adelpha ... "Beloved sister." [1]

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