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What does Benedictus mean?

Benedictus Pronunciation of Benedictus [bene-dic-tus] as a boys' name is of Latin derivation, and Benedictus means "blessed". Benedictus is a version of Benedict (Latin): from Church Latin Benedictus.

Associated with: blessed.


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

3 more relations via Benedict: Bendict, Benedick and Venedictos.

Creative forms:


Middle name pairings:
Benedictus Zayden (B.Z.), ..

How popular is Benedictus?

Benedictus is an unusual first name for men. Benedictus is also an uncommon surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Benedict (#1209 a year ago) is the only prominent alternative form of Benedictus (not in Top 2000). This form of Benedictus was favored by parents during the years 1910-1919 (#499) and is somewhat less conventional today. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Benedict in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Americus, Anicetus, Bendick, Benedetto, Benet, Benett, Benicio, Benito, Bennito, Benoit, Bonifacius, Ernestus, Jenarius, Leviticus, Renatus, Severinus and Zenobius. These names tend to be more commonly used than Benedictus.

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