Benedict Name Meaning

Benedict meaning

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The masculine name Benedict is used in American. Other countries in which name benedict being used are , Australian, , British, Chinese, Danish, English, French, , German, Greek, Hebrew, Irish, Italian, Latin. Benedict is not very commonly used baby name for boy. Ranked at 808 in top 1000 names.

Benedict is also used as baby girl name in countries Australian, french.

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Variant Names of Benedict:

Ben, Bendick, Bendict, Benedetto, Benedick, Benedicto, Benedictos, Benedictus, Benedikt, Be, Ben, Bendick, Bendict, Benedetto, Benedick, Benedicto, Benedictos, Benedictus, Benedikt, Be, Bendick, Bendict, Benedetto, Benedick

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Benedict name was top ranked at 662 position in American during year 1930and most recently ranked at 819 position in American during year 2012


Name Benedict has been Popular throughout the last hundred plus years and ranked at 2790 position. 8300 numbers of people were named Benedict so far in last 100 years. (SSA) More about rank of Benedict

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The masculine name Benedict is taken from the late Latin name Benedictus that means “blessed”. The name became common after an Italian monk, Saint Benedict was given the name and then went on to found the Benedictines during the 6th century. The name became very common among the Christians, being used to name over 17 popes. The name did not become popular in England until the 12th century, after which it became immensely popular.
Benedict Numerology :
Personality No. 7. People with name Benedict seek religion & wisdom. They hate doing physical work. They are introspective, scientific & analytical. Person with Benedict having 7 as Personality number love nature & peaceful ambiance. They love perfection, teaching & spirituality. They are individualistic, creative, dignified, serene & tolerant. They are intuitive, magnetic & versatile. More Numerology

More About Name : Benedict

  •  From Church Latin Benedictus. A name used by 16 popes and the saint who founded the Christian monastic order, the Benedictines, whoserule of the great monastery at Monte Cassino in Italy is simple, restrained, and practical.

  • Benedict is masculine given name. It comes from the Latin benedictus.

  • Saint Benedict was an Italian monk who founded the Benedictines in the 6th century. This name was also borne from the American defector Benedict Arnold .

Name Analysis of Benedict

Character Analysis of Benedict : Persons with the name Benedict are co-operative, courteous and are very considerate individuals. They have a tendency to be able to sense the feelings of others, with the knack to be able to demonstrate certain mediation skills when handling complicated situations. They know how to organize and handle Persons with care and ease. Peace and harmony are of the utmost importance to them.

Love Life of Benedict : Persons are very sensitive and do not like to show off their intimate quality.

Name Letter Analysis of Benedict

B : Persons are sensitive and a bit of an introvert, but still manage to be personable and compassionate

E : Persons are freedom-loving, sensual and enthusiastic

N : Persons are a "think outside the box" kind of person -- creative and original

E : Persons are freedom-loving, sensual and enthusiastic

D : Persons are grounded and pragmatic

I : Persons are a compassionate person who feels things deeply

C : Persons wear their heart on their sleeve. Lucky ones, since they have a strong instinct about matters of the heart

T : Persons like life in the fast lane

Astrological (Vedic) Aspect of Name Benedict

Acoording to vedic astrology , Rashi for the name Benedict is Dhanu and Moon sign associated with the name Benedict is Saggitarius.

The name Benedict has Fire element. Jupiter is the Ruling Planet for the name Benedict . The name Benedict having moon sign as Saggitarius is represented by The Archer and considered as Mutable .

Normally, people with the name Benedict are very active. Such people are filled with energy and optimism. They are good orators.

Other name options, having Saggitarius moon sign are name starting with : Ba, Be, Bha, Bhi, Bhu, Dha, Pha, Dha, Dhha, Bhe, Bho, Faa, Ddha, Bh, Fi, Fa, Fo, Fu, Rh.

Nakshatra (Vedic) of Name Benedict

The name Benedict is suitable for baby born in Mrigashirsha nakshatra

Mrigashirsha Nakshatra: "The deer's head". Also known as āgrahāyaṇī

Lord: Mangala (Mars)
Symbol: Deer's head
Deity: Soma, Chandra, the Moon god
Indian zodiac: 23° 20' Vrishabha - 6° 40' Mithuna
Western zodiac: 19°20' Gemini - 2°40' Cancer
Other name options, having Mrigashirsha nakashatra are name starting with : Ve, Be, Vo, Bo, Ka, Ke.

Famous Name Benedict

  • Benedict Conort

    is a French poet and literary critic. He also teaches at the University of Paris X - Nanterre, under the department of modern literature. He serves on the editorial board of the journal New Series where he published numerous poems and reviews.


  • Sir Julius Benedict

    was a German-born composer and conductor, resident in England for most of his career. In Naples his first opera, Giacinta ed Ernesto, premiered in 1829, and another, written for his native city, I Portoghesi in Goa, was given there in 1830; neither of these was a great success, and in 1834 he went to Paris, leaving it in 1835 at the suggestion of Maria Malibran for London, where he spent the remainder of his life. In 1836 he was given the conductorship of an operatic enterprise at the Lyceum Theatre, and brought out a short opera, Un anno ed un giorno, previously given in Naples.


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