Last name: MONK

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MONK : This last name is indexed 93,443 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

MONK : 1: English: nickname for someone of monkish habits or appearance from Middle English munk monk ‘monk’.2: Irish (Dublin): adopted for Gaelic Ó Muineaog (see Minogue) or Ó Manacháin (see Monahan).3: North German (Mönk) and Dutch: equivalent of 1 from Middle Low German monik Middle Dutch moni(n)c mun(i)c.4: Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): occupational name for a miller or flour merchant from Polish mąka ‘flour meal’.

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