Given Name BENEDICTUS

GENDER: Masculine
PRONOUNCED: bay-nə-DIK-tus (Dutch)   [details]

Meaning & History

Original Latin form of BENEDICT, as well as the modern Dutch form.
DIMINUTIVE: Ben (Dutch)
FEMININE FORM: Benedicta (Late Roman)
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Benedikt (Czech), Bendt, Bent (Danish), Benedict, Bennett, Ben, Bennie, Benny (English), Pentti (Finnish), Benoît (French), Bieito (Galician), Benedikt, Ben (German), Peni (Hawaiian), Benedek, Bence (Hungarian), Benedikt (Icelandic), Benedetto, Benito, Bettino (Italian), Bendiks (Latvian), Benediktas, Benas (Lithuanian), Benedykt (Polish), Benedito, Bento (Portuguese), Benedikt (Russian), Benito (Spanish), Bengt (Swedish), Benesh (Yiddish)