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Benedict Meaning


What does Benedict mean?

The name Benedict is of Latin and English origin.

The meaning of Benedict is "blessed".

Benedict is generally used as a boy's name.

It consists of 8 letters and 3 syllables and is pronounced Be-ne-dict.

The Given Name Benedict

Benedict is a great choice for parents looking for a more popular name.

An elegant name, Benedict possesses great character.

Solidly popular, this one is a keeper.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Benedict Crispus, and Benedict Cumberbatch.

Benedict Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, it ranked 981 in baby name popularity for boys with 209 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 1,124 in baby name popularity for boys with 169 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

Want to see how Benedict sizes up? How it compares to some other names? Then check out the Benedict Name Popularity Page.

Benedict Related Names

The names Bendiks, Bendt, Benedek, Benedetto, Benedikt, Benedito, Benedykt, Benes, Benesh, Benezet, Benito, Benneit, Bennett, Benoit, Pentti, Venedict, Venedikt are all forms of Benedict.

Benedict has the diminutives (nicknames) Ben, Bennie, Benny.

Famous Benedicts

  • Benedict ~ Saint, Pope (1394-1423), Pope (1058-1059)
  • Benedict Crispus ~ Saint
  • Benedict Cumberbatch ~ Actor
  • Benedict I ~ Pope (575-579)
  • Benedict II ~ Pope (684-685), Saint
  • Benedict III ~ Pope (855-858)
  • Benedict IV ~ Pope (900-903)
  • Benedict IX ~ Pope (1045-1046), Pope (1032-1045), Pope (1047-1048)
  • Benedict of Aniane ~ Saint
  • Benedict of Benevento ~ Saint
  • Benedict of Cagliari ~ Saint
  • Benedict of Coltiboni ~ Saint
  • Benedict of Macerac ~ Saint
  • Benedict of Nursia ~ Saint
  • Benedict of Szkalka ~ Saint
  • Benedict Revelli ~ Saint
  • Benedict the Hermit ~ Saint
  • Benedict V ~ Pope (964)
  • Benedict VI ~ Pope (973-974)
  • Benedict VII ~ Pope (974-983)
  • Benedict VIII ~ Pope (1012-1024)
  • Benedict XI ~ Saint, Pope (1303-1304)
  • Benedict XIII ~ Pope (1724-1730)
  • Benedict XIV ~ Pope (1740-1758)
  • Benedict XV ~ Pope (1914-1922)
  • Benedict XVI ~ Pope (2005-2013)

Benedict Numerology

Destiny Number, Life Path Number, Soul Urge and Personality Number. These Numerological numbers may tell your child's story. Take a look at the Numerology Of Benedict.

Children named Benedict are often communicative and adored but most of all they are read more >>

Benedict Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Benedict in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Benedict.

Just for fun, see the name Benedict in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Benedict in Nautical Flags page.