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What does Benicio mean?

Benicio Pronunciation of Benicio [beni-cio] as a boys' name has its root in Latin, and the meaning of the name Benicio is "blessed". Benicio is an alternate spelling of Benedict (Latin): from Church Latin Benedictus.

Associated with: blessed.


7 relations via Benedict: Bendick, Bendict, Benedicto, Benito, Bennie, Bennito and Benoit.

Creative forms:
(male) Bencio, Benico, ..

(female) Benibin, Beninie, ..

Middle name pairings:
Benicio Esteban (B.E.), ..

How popular is Benicio?

Benicio is a rare given name for men. Benicio is also a unique last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Benicio entered the list in 2002 and reached its apex position of #1046 in the U.S. in the year 2013, and is at #1324 presently. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Benicio name in U.S.

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Benedict (#1209 in 2015), Benito (#1742) and Bennie are the popular alternative forms of Benicio (#1324 in 2015) rated in the Top 2000. Other variants, like Bennito, are seldom used. These relations of Benicio were favored as birth names during the years 1900-1909 (usage of 0.1%) and are now significantly less conventional, with the version Bennie going out of style.

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

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Aemilio, Alicio, Anisio, Baronicio (see Baron), Basilio, Belindo, Beniamino, Benigno, Benji, Benjie, Benjiro, Benno, Benoni, Bentlie, Benzion, Beric, Berillo, Berilo, Bonfecio, Bonifacio, Bricio, Brizio, Cecilio, Decio, Felicio, Felizio, Genio, Ignacio, Inacio, Leoncio, Licio, Melacio, Melecio, Melicio, Nuncio and Venezio. These names tend to be more frequently used than Benicio.

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