5 Abbot names that mean abbot for boys, listing Abbot baby names 1-5. Adam is a popular name. Abbott, Fintan, Marmaduke and Mendel are uncommon names. View Abbot baby names for name meanings, or search other baby names.
Abbott ... An abbot is the head of a religious community of monks living in a monastery ... so the original bearers of this name (as a surname) may have worked for an abbot. Also ... the name may have originated as a teasing nickname for a man with the grave and pious attitude associated with an abbot ... 
Adam ... The name was borne by a seventh-century Irish abbot of Fermo in Italy ... 
Fintan ... Saint Fintan was an Irish abbot ...
Marmaduke ... The most famous of a number of saints named Maedoc was a sixth-century abbot of Clonmore in Ireland ... 
Mendel ... was a 19th-century Austrian priest and abbot of an order of monks. 
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