Bancroft is a Boy name. The name is originated from ‘English’ origin. The baby name Bancroft means “Village On A Hillside”.
Origin of the name is: “English”
Bancroft is a Boy name.
The pronunciation of the name is: “BANK + roft”
Bancroft Name Meaning:
Bancroft is believed to be a place name from a village that is no more in existence. It is derived from the Old English ban which means ‘hill’ and crofta which means ‘village, settlement or hamlet’.
It is a Christian baby name.
Variations or similar name:
Bank, Banfield, Banky, Bancrofft
Famous people with this name:
(John Chandler) Bancroft Davis, American lawyer, judge, diplomat, and president of Newburgh and New York Railway Company