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Contributor Contrib.anonymous on 12/15/2009
Meaning & History
Faroese feminine form of Benedict
(originally a short form of Benadikta
, now regarded as an independent name). It was borne by Beinta Broberg (1667-1752), whom Faroese writer Jørgen-Frantz Jacobsen allegedly used as the basis for the heroine of his novel Barbara