Meaning & History
Original Latin form of Benedict. This is also the official Dutch form, used on birth certificates but not typically in daily life.
Feminine FormBenedicta(Late Roman)
Other Languages & CulturesBenedikt(Czech) Bendt, Bent(Danish) Benedict, Bennett, Ben, Bennie, Benny(English) Pentti(Finnish) Benoît(French) Bieito(Galician) Benedikt, Ben(German) Peni(Hawaiian) Benedek, Benett, Bence(Hungarian) Benedikt(Icelandic) Benedetto, Benito, Bettino(Italian) Bendiks(Latvian) Benediktas, Benas(Lithuanian) Bendik(Norwegian) Benedykt(Polish) Benedito, Bento(Portuguese) Benedikt(Russian) Benito(Spanish) Bengt(Swedish) Benesh(Yiddish)
Entry updated April 25, 2021