Meaning:Field of beans; Dweller near the bean farm
Your little one is sure to be full of beans and bursting with personality with the name Bancroft. With Old English origins, Bancroft is a name traditionally given to boys and means “field of beans” or “dweller near the bean farm.” This unusual name is a perfect example of Anglo-Saxon placenames given as first names. They refer to nearby landmarks that help differentiate one person from the next - in this case, Bancroft may have been given to someone living near a field of beans. This unique name is one you don’t hear too often and is sure to set your little one apart from the rest.

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