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What does Benedicto mean?

Benedicto Pronunciation of Benedicto [bene-dic-to] as a boys' name is of Latin origin, and Benedicto means "blessed". Benedicto is an alternate form of Benedict (Latin): from Church Latin Benedictus.

Associated with: blessed.


Benedicto has 6 variants: Benedictos, Benedictus, Benedikt, Benedikte, Bennedict and Bennedikt.

8 more related forms via Benedict: Bendick, Bendict, Benedetto, Benedick, Benicio, Benito, Bennito and Venedictos.

Creative forms:
(male) Benedicton, Berndicto, ..

(female) Benediclia, Beneta, ..

Middle name pairings:
Benedicto Ramon (B.R.), ..

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)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Popular variation forms of Benedicto (outside Top 2000) are Benedict (#1209 from recent data), Benicio (#1324) and Benito (#1742). Adoption of these forms of Benedicto reached its apex less than a decade ago (median #1318) and has remained as widespread to this day (#1425, 9%). (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Benedict, Benicio, Benito in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Benet, Benett, Benigno, Benjiro, Benoit and Benvenuto. Like Benedicto, these names are not frequently used.

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