Gender: Male Meaning of Bede: "prayer" Origin of Bede: English

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.

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