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What does Bengt mean?

Bengt /bengt/ as a name for boys. Bengt's root is Latin, and the name Bengt means "blessed". Bengt is a version, with the suffix -gt, of Benedict (Latin): from Church Latin Benedictus.

Associated with: blessed.


Bengt has 2 variants: Bennt and Bent.

Bengt has 8 more relations via Benedict: Ben, Bendict, Benito, Bennet, Bennett, Bennie, Bennito and Benoit.

Kreatif forms:
(male) Beengt, Bongt, ..

(female) Benda, Benna, ..

How popular is Bengt?

Bengt is an unusual first name for men. Bengt is an equivalently unusual last name too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)


Ranking and usage % can show different trends depending on the distribution of names that year.

Popular related forms of Bengt (not ranked) ranked in the Top 2000 are Ben (#723 a year ago), Benedict (#1281), Benito (#1670), Bennett (#166) and Bennie. These forms of Bengt were popular 134 years ago (adoption of 0.4%) and have become much less conventional since (adoption 0.2%, 56.5%), with forms such as Bennie becoming less fashionable. Ben is more familiar than the rest, although Bennett seems to be getting popular too. Below is a charted comparison of the history of the boy name Bengt and associated names. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ben, Benedict, Benito, Bennett, Bennie in U.S.

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

Similar Names


Suggested similar names are Benet, Benett, Benji, Benjy, Benn, Benne, Benno, Benny, Berg, Bergh, Berndt, Bernet, Bernt, Bert, Bing, Bingo, Brendt, Brennt (see Brent), Brent and Brentt. These names tend to be more commonly used than Bengt.