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For everyone who is a girl and this is your name, be proud of it! I'm a girl and my name is Bennette.
Bxnnxttx_H0px  2/16/2021
BEHN-ət not BEHN-it.
RHAWK3935  6/1/2020
It's an alright name for a boy, but it sounds a little surname-ish. I'm shocked that this name has been used for girls.
someone-  5/28/2020
If I were to have a son, I'd name him Bennett Sebastian. This name is NOT for a girl.
pineapplequeen  5/16/2020
According to, there are twelve people in the U.S. named Bennett Bennett.
Kosta  6/5/2019
I first learned of the name Bennett when I read about it in the original “Freakonomics” book by Dubner and Levitt, around 2005-2006. I went on to name my son this in mid 2007. The authors predicted that the name would take off and it seems that they were correct. 12 years later, we’ve been very happy with this name selection and it fits our son. He typically goes by his full name, Bennett, or occasionally, Ben.
― Anonymous User  5/13/2019
In my opinion, the name is just alright. Although modern and trendy, more suitable as a surname, it surpasses many of today's names in comparison. However, I happen to have a negative association attached to it. 'Bennett' happens to be the name of an elementary school located within my current district. It is not a particularly good school as far as too many students end up repeating a grade. A practice that I STRONGLY oppose as I believe, without a shred of doubt, that that hurts a child more than it does help them. Of course I certainly wouldn't use the name myself (and not just because of the association I have) but I understand why many would. >●~●.
Realisticmindxxx  5/10/2019
My daughter, who is now 10, is named Bennett Elizabeth. Some call her Bennie. She’s adorable and the name suits her.
JennW  4/13/2019
Bennett is such a great boy name!
It blows my mind people would think that this is good to use on girls.
― Anonymous User  12/30/2018
For a girl- I love it! For a boy- don’t like it at all. Way toooo feminine! All males should have strong names while all females should have all kinds of names! Girls rule! Tee hee!
― Anonymous User  11/21/2018
In 2018, 2 is the most common age for an American (U.S.) Bennett who is registered male with the Social Security Administration. It is the 1, 497th most common male first name for living U.S. citizens.

In 2018, 2 is the most common age for an American (U.S.) Bennett who is registered female with the Social Security Administration. It is the 15, 640th most common female first name for living U.S. citizens.
― Anonymous User  10/16/2018
Bennett looks incomplete to me.
Luvbug86  6/4/2017
The name Bennett was unfortunately given to 104 girls born in the US in 2015.
HerculePoirot  6/17/2016
I like this name, so we gave it to our cat. Bennett D'Angelo (yes, he has a middle name, because I just like names). Anyway, he's a brat, so he got the nickname Benito when we discovered that was Mussolini's first name. He mostly goes by Ben or Benny though.
― Anonymous User  2/20/2016
We are expecting baby number four, if it is a boy we will be naming him Bennett! I love it!
― Anonymous User  9/6/2014
Bennett Alfred Cerf was a American publisher and founder of Random House, the world's largest trade book publisher. He was also a regular panelist on the game show "What's My Line?"
essie  4/19/2014
I love this name.. but I don't pronounce it "BEN-NET" I like it pronounced "BE-NAY" Plus, if I have a daughter I'm naming her Benét. I think it's adorable!
Cassidy_  3/5/2014
Bennett James is a child psychologist on a Disney show called Dog With A Blog.
Quamalamalam  12/8/2013
Bennet "Ben" Miller - English comedian, actor, director and physicist.
― Anonymous User  7/30/2013
I prefer Benjamin, but this is ok. It's a little too surname-y, but that's probably why it's risen all the way to #202.
Oohvintage  6/10/2013
I know two Bennett's, one is named after the other actually (they're not related). They both go by Ben.
― Anonymous User  1/11/2013
I know a boy named Bennett. Pretty much everyone but me calls him Ben, but I love saying his full name, so I swap the two regularly. Maybe it's because the Bennett I know is so fun and intelligent - but I really like this name.
AwayLaughing  6/9/2012
A famous female bearer of this name is Bennett Halverson from Dollhouse, a brilliant programmer who is also slightly crazy. She was played by Summer Glau.
― Anonymous User  5/10/2012
Bennett Eli Rappaport, Or "Ben Rappaport" is the lead actor in the NBC show "Outsourced".
FlakyMatt  4/3/2011
I love this name! I know a girl named Bennett and she's named after her grandmother.
Liesl  4/12/2010
If I wanted to use the nickname Ben for a future son, I'd choose this name over Benjamin. This name is relatively uncommon and is easy to say.
Athena Nike  4/5/2010
I hate this name as a first name. It sounds so pretentious.
slight night shiver  5/16/2008
The only Bennett I have ever met was female. Personally, I like it for both genders.
KrisMichelle  3/26/2007
Dylan Bennet Klebold was one of the instigators of the Columbine High School massacre.
persephone_x  3/4/2007
I prefer this name for a female rather than a male.
melodyprayer  11/24/2006
Bennett is a cool name for a boy.
― Anonymous User  10/11/2006
Bennett is a great name for a boy. I also like the meaning of this name.
― Anonymous User  9/30/2006
Cute name!
― Anonymous User  6/22/2006
Bennet is the last name of Elizabeth, the heroine of "Pride & Prejudice" by Jane Austen.
― Anonymous User  4/3/2006
Originally a French name, Bennett made its way mysteriously into Wales during the Renaissance. It remains a rather common name in Wales, as well as in the state of Utah, where it is a common surname and often memorialized as a given name. From Benedictus (Latin: good speaker), though it is now commonly defined as meaning "small beloved" or "little beloved."
bennmorland  6/20/2005
Bennet was a unisex medieval name, being the English form of Benedict and Benedicta.
Elly747  1/29/2005