Bede Origin and Meaning

The name Bede is a boy's name of English origin meaning "prayer".

A famous seventh-century saint and church historian whose name has not survived as well as his works. Known as the Venerable Bede, this Benedictine monk is considered the first known writer of English prose, and highly influential via his The History of the English Church and People.

Bede Popularity

Famous People Named Bede

  • Bede DurbidgeAustralian professional surfer
  • Sir Bede Edmund Hugh CliffordNew Zealand diplomat

Bede in Pop Culture

  • Bederival in Pokémon Sword and Shield.

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