Scholastica Origin and Meaning

The name Scholastica is a girl's name meaning "scholarly".

The 6th-century Saint Scholastica was an Benedictine abbess, and is the patron saint of education. In modern times, her name has been connected to various educational institutions. This clunky name probably works best on groups rather than people.

Famous People Named Scholastica

  • St. ScholastiaBenedictine abbess and brother of St. Benedict

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