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Name Benedict

Meaning:the blessedTools:

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Gender:male
Languages of use:English
Saints:Benedict of Nursia
US 2018 rank:#981     ... 979:Jesiah, 980:Torin, 981:Benedict, 982:Bowie, 983:Deangelo ...     Full US 2018 list
Similarly written:Bénédict, Benedicta, Benedicte, Bénédicte, Benedikt, Benedikta, Benedikte, Benedita     Details
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About Benedict/Benedikta, the group of names with the same origin as Benedict

Meaning/translation:the blessed
Language of origin:Latin
Info about origin, male:known from Saint Benedict, an Italian monk that founded the Benedictines (6th century AD)
 until now there were 16 popes with this name
Words:benedicere = to bless  Latin
Topics:New Testament, Popes
Variants' top ranks:5:Benicio Argentina 2015,  5:Benas Lithuania 2013,  10:Benedikt Munich 2005,  10:Benedita Portugal 2018,  14:Bente Denmark 2015,  17:Benett Hungary 2018,  19:Bengt Sweden 2014,  21:Benício Brazil 2018,  22:Benedek Hungary 2018,  30:Benedetta Italy 2005
Old/original forms:Benedictus Latin
Name variants:Benedetta, Benedicta, Benedicte, Bénédicte, Benedikta, Benedikte, Benedita, Benita, Bente, Benthe, Betta, Benas, Bendik, Benedek, Benedetto, Benedict, Bénédict, Benedikt, Benediktas, Benett, Bengt, Benicio, Benício, Benito, Bennet, Bennett, Benoît, Bent, Bento, Bettino, Betto   Sortable list   Details
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USA yearly 2018 981