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Simple Names

4 Simple names that mean simple for boys, listing Simple baby names 1-4. Benedict is a popular name. Bancroft, Crane and Vere are uncommon names. View Simple baby names below for name meanings or search Simple names for girls.


Bancroft ... One of the Anglo-Saxon place names used as given names to refer to simple ... [5]

Benedict ... whose rule of the great monastery at Monte Cassino in Italy is simple, restrained, and practical ... [23]

Crane ... Probably an occupational name referring to the simple hoisting machine that resembles the long-legged bird ... [4]

Vere ... An upper-class surname in England with connotations of nobility due to Tennyson's poem "Lady Clara Vere de Vere" which praises the simple values of simple folk.

Related words: bald, bare, bluff, chaste, cheerful, classic, classical, clean, clear, dry, excellent, express, flat, frank, friendly, garden, genuine, good, gracious, green, honest, household, individual, informal, innocent, light, literal, low, luminous, modest, natural, open, pale, peaceful, perfect, plain, poor, pure, quiet, real, righteous, round, royal, rustic, slow, small, smooth, square, upright, whole. Partial list of 16 results related to simple below. Click on above related words for more results.


Lysander ... Lysander was a Spartan naval and military commander in 400 BC ... [4]

Hastings ... "Son of the austere man." [4]

Janus ... one of which looked forward and the other backward ... [9]

Balder ... Here, "bald" does not mean "hairless", but "brave" ... [3]

Barlow ... "The bare hillside." ... [2]

Hutton ... "Settlement on the bluff." ... [1]

Algernon ... Oscar Wilde used it for a brainless fop in "The Importance of Being Earnest" ... [8]

Candido ... The term "candid" has come to mean "frank, without guile". [2]

Afif ... "Chaste."

Alaire ... "Cheerful." ... [6]

Dana ... published the maritime classic "Two Years Before the Mast" ... [2]

Apollo ... Apollo has come to symbolize the classical and intellectual aspects of thought ... [3]

Algernon ... The Normans were usually clean-shaven ... [8]

Akira ... "Bright, clear, ideal."

Quentin ... Author Quentin Crisp. [8]

Avital ... In a dry climate like that of Israel's ... [1]


Popularity of Simple names: Benedict

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