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Beda was a Benedictine monk at the Northumbrian monastery of Saint Peter at Monkwearmouth.
Beda may also refer to:
- Beda (name)
- Beda people, a community found in Jammu and Kashmir
- Beda College, a college in Rome, Italy
- Beda Fell, a fell in the English Lake District
Beda is a given name and surname of multiple origin. As a given name, it originates as an Anglo-Saxon short name, West Saxon Bīeda, Northumbrian Bǣda, Anglian Bēda (the purported name of one of the Saxon founders of Portsmouth in AD 501 according to the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle) cognate with German Bodo. Beda Venerabilis was a Benedictine, in whose honour the name Beda was popularly chosen as a monastic name by Benedictines, and ultimately entered common usage as a given name on the continent.
'' Béda'' is an unrelated Hungarian feminine given name.
Beda is also an unrelated Russian surname (from беда "trouble, misery").