BENNETT
GENDER: Masculine
USAGE: English
PRONOUNCED: BEN-ət   [key]
Meaning & History
Medieval form of BENEDICT. This was the more common spelling in England until the 18th century. Modern use of the name is probably also influenced by the common surname Bennett, itself a derivative of the medieval name.
Related Names
DIMINUTIVES: Ben, Bennie, Benny
OTHER LANGUAGES: Benedikt (Czech), Benedictus, Ben (Dutch), Pentti (Finnish), Benoit (French), Bieito (Galician), Benedikt, Ben (German), Peni (Hawaiian), Benedek, Bence (Hungarian), Benedikt (Icelandic), Benedetto, Benito, Bettino (Italian), Benedictus (Late Roman), Bendiks (Latvian), Benediktas, Benas (Lithuanian), Benedykt (Polish), Benedito, Bento (Portuguese), Benedikt (Russian), Benito (Spanish), Benesh (Yiddish)
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