What does Benedick mean?
Benedick /be-ne-dick/ [3 sylls.] as a boys' name. Benedick's name origin is Latin, and the name Benedick means "blessed". Benedick is a variant form, with the suffix -k, of Benedict (Latin): from Church Latin Benedictus.
Benedick has 22 alternative forms via Benedict: Ben▼, Bendick, Bendict, Benedetto, Benedicto, Benedictos, Benedictus, Benedikt, Benedikte, Bengt, Benicio, Benito▼, Bennedict, Bennedikt, Bennet, Bennett▲, Bennie▼, Bennito, Bennt, Benoit, Bent and Venedictos.Kreatif forms: Baindick, Bainnedick, Bernedick. [more]
How popular is Benedick?
Benedick is a rare given name for men but a very popular last name for both adults and children (#46839 out of 150436, Top 31%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Below is a charted analysis of the usage of Benedick and corresponding names. Ben (#723 the previous year), Benedict, Benito, Bennett (#166) and Bennie are the popular variation forms of Benedick (outside Top 1000). These boy names were at the top of their popularity during 1930-1939 (usage of 0.5748%) and have become much less widespread since (usage 0.2222%, 61.3% less), with the versions Ben, Benedict, Benito and Bennie becoming less stylish. Bennett (#166) is the most fashionable boy name in this compilation, and there is also a resurgence in baby name popularity for this name. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)