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Monk Surname Origin

Greek, uovoc; Welsh, mon, sole, separate, alone; Gaelic, moanach. A man who retires from the ordinary concerns of the world, and devotes himself to religion.

Source: An Etymological Dictionary of Family and Christian Names With an Essay on their Derivation and Import; Arthur, William, M.A.; New York, NY: Sheldon, Blake, Bleeker & CO., 1857.




Monk  Surname Meaning and Family Facts

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'Not to know what happened before we were born is to remain perpetually a child. For what is the worth of a human life unless it is woven into the life of our ancestors by the records of history' -- Cicero




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