Bancroft Name Meaning and Origin

Bancroft is a Boy name. The name is originated from ‘English’ origin. The baby name Bancroft means “Village On A Hillside”.


Bancroft Origin:

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




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