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pinWhat does Benita mean?

Benita /beni-ta/ as a girls' name is pronounced be-NEE-ta. It is of Spanish and Latin origin, and the meaning of Benita is "blessed". Feminine variant of Benedict; variant of Benedicta. Soprano Benita Valente; writer Benita Eisler.


Benita has 12 variants: Bendite, Benedetta, Benedicta, Benedikta, Benetta, Benni, Bennie, Benny, Benoite, Binnie, Binny and Nita.

Benita has 5 more relations via Benedicta: Benedicte, Benedictine, Benedyta, Bente and Dixie.

Kreatif forms: Bainita, Benina, Beniva. [more]

pinHow popular is Benita?

Benita is a very prominent first name for women (#774 out of 4276, Top 18%) but an unusual last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Charted below is the birth name popularity of Benita for girls. Benita entered the list in 1900-1909 and reached its highest position of #501 in the U.S. during 1960-1969, but is not in the Top 1000 currently. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Benita name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Benita outside U.S.

Dixie (#809 2 years ago), Nita and Bennie are the popular variation forms of Benita appearing in the Top 1000. These relations of Benita were at the height of their popularity during the years 1930-1939 (average #445) and have become significantly less widespread since (#952, down 91.4%), with the forms Benita, Bennie, Nita and Dixie becoming less fashionable. Displayed below is an analysis of the usage of Benita and associated names. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Benita, Bennie, Dixie, Nita in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Benita and related baby names outside U.S.

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Benita is alike in pronunciation to Bonita. Other suggested similar baby names are Belita, Bernita, Denita, Jenita, Lenita, Nenita, Renita and Venita. These names tend to be less frequently used than Benita.