Benvolio - Meaning of Benvolio

What does Benvolio mean?

[ 3 syll. ben-vo-lio, be-nvol-io ] The baby boy name Benvolio is pronounced as BehNVAOLYow †. Benvolio's language of origin is Italian. It is predominantly used in English and Italian. The meaning of Benvolio is 'goodwill'. It is derived from bene which means 'good' ; volere 'to want, to wish'. The name appeared in the Shakespearean tragedy Romeo and Juliet (1595).

See also the related categories, tragedy and italian.

Benvolio is not commonly used as a baby boy name. It is not in the top 1000 names.

Baby names that sound like Benvolio include the names the name Bonfilo and the name Bonfilio.

† Pronunciation for Benvolio: B as in "be (B.IY)" ; EH as in "ebb (EH.B)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)" ; V as in "vow (V.AW)" ; AO as in "ought (AO.T)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; Y as in "you (Y.UW)" ; OW as in "oak (OW.K)"



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