Gender Masculine
Pronounced Pron. bay-nə-DIK-tus(Dutch)
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Meaning & History

Original Latin form of Benedict. This is also the official Dutch form, used on birth certificates but not typically in daily life.

Related Names

DiminutiveBen(Dutch)
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)

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Entry updated April 25, 2021