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Meaning of the name BennettBenBennyBenedictBenntBendixBenitoBendekBennetteBenneteBénédictBenedictusBenettBenitDickBeniVenyaBenetBennieBenetteBennetBenedekBendykBenyt

[ 2 syll. ben-net(t), be-nne-tt ] The baby boy name Bennett is sometimes used as a girl name. Its pronunciation is BEHN-ehT †. Bennett is used predominantly in the English language and its origin is Latin. This was a usual medieval form of Benedict. It was later also used as a surname. The first name today usually represents a transferred use of the surname, although the medieval given name has also been directly revived.

Bennett is a variant of the name Benedict (English).

Benette, Benit, Bennete, Bennette, and Benyt are variants of Bennett.

Other forms of Bennett include the short form Ben (Dutch and English), the diminutive form Benny (English), and the variant spellings Benet (Catalan and English), Benett (English), and Bennet (English).

See also the related category medieval.

Bennett is a popular baby name for boys, and it is also considered trendy. The name's popularity has been increasing since the 1970s. At the modest height of its usage in 2017, 0.161% of baby boys were given the name Bennett. It ranked at #123 then. Within all boy names in its group, Bennett was the most popular in 2017. 10 times more boys were named Bennett than the subsequent ranked name, Ben, in that year. In the past century Bennett has mostly been a baby boy name.

Baby names that sound like Bennett include Benett, Benette, Bennet, Bandee, Bandhu, Bandi, Banditt, Bandu, Bandy, Beaumont, Benat, Bendict, Benet, Benit, Benneit, Bennete, Bennette, Bento, Benyt, and Bomont.

† Pronunciation for Bennett: B as in "be (B.IY)" ; EH as in "ebb (EH.B)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)" ; T as in "tee (T.IY)"

A famous person named Bennett is Bennett Miller, Filmmaker, born 30 December 1966, New York, New York.


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