Benedict hasn't been popular where I live in years, and I suppose we have a reason- BenedictArnold, who some (like me) consider a traitor. Anyway, I've never anyone in the US named Benedict or Benedikt.
Marie: "Oh my G*d he's in a cult!" Robert: "It's not a cult, Ma, it's just a bunch of people who care about me, who want to see me happy!" Marie: "You have that here, you stupid a*s!" ~Quote from "Everybody Loves Raymond"