What does Benedicto mean?
Benedicto /bene-dic-to/ [4 sylls.] as a boys' name is of Latin origin, and Benedicto means "blessed". Benedicto is an alternate form of Benedict (Latin): from Church Latin Benedictus. Compare surname Benedith.
How popular is Benedicto?
Benedicto is a rare given name for males but a very popular last name for all people (#47026 out of 150436, Top 31%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Below is a charted analysis of the popularity of Benedicto and related names. Popular variation forms of Benedicto (outside Top 1000) are Bennett (#166 last year), Ben (#723), Bennie, Benito and Benedict. Usage of these boy names reached its apex during the years 1930-1939 (usage of 0.5748%) and has become significantly lower since (usage 0.2222%, ▼61.3%), with the versions Ben, Benedict, Bennie and Benito becoming less fashionable. Bennett (#166) is the most trendy baby name among these, with this name having a rekindling in popularity. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)