Benno - Meaning of Benno

What does Benno mean?

[ 2 syll. ben-no, be-nno ] The baby boy name Benno is pronounced as BEHN-ow- †. Benno is mainly used in German, and its language of origin is Hebrew, Latin, and Germanic. Germanic origin, use: The name first developed in the Middle Ages as a diminutive of longer Germanic names starting with the element 'ber', such as Bernard. It later came into use as a short for Benedict. Saint Benno (1010-1106) was a bishop of Meissen in Germany and the patron saint of fishermen and weavers.

In addition, Benno is a variant form of the Dutch, English, and Hebrew name Ben.

Benno is also a pet form of the English name Benedict in the German language.

Benno is also a variant form of the Italian, Spanish, and English name Benito.

Benno is also a variant form of the Dutch, English, French, German, Italian, and Polish name Bernard in the German language.

The name Beno is a variant form of Benno.

Variant forms share both the origin and meaning of the name Benno.

See also the related categories, latin, bear, element, hebrew, and german.

Benno is not widely used as a baby name for boys. It is not in the top 1000 names. In 2018, within the group of boy names directly related to Benno, Ben was the most commonly used.

Baby names that sound like Benno include Beno, Bachan, Bahman, Banan, Bane, Banjea, Banjey, Banji, Banjie, Banjy, Bannie, Banny, Banyn, Beaman, Bean, Beavin, Beavon, Beavun, Beeman, and Beman.

† English pronunciation for Benno: B as in "be (B.IY)" ; EH as in "ebb (EH.B)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)" ; OW as in "oak (OW.K)"

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