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What does Bennet mean?

Bennet Pronunciation of Bennet as a boys' name is of Latin derivation, and the name Bennet means "blessed". Bennet is a variant form of Benedict (Latin): from Church Latin Benedictus. Bennet is also a variant of Bennett (French, Latin).



VARIANTS Benett, Benet

OTHER FORMS VIA BENEDICT, BENNETT Ben, Bendict, Bengt, Benito, Bennedict, Bennedikt, Bennie, Bennito, Bennt, Benoit, Bent



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How popular is Bennet?

Bennet is a rare first name for males but a very popular surname for all people (#8008 out of 150436, Top 5%). (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Which version is better?

Prominent alternative forms of Bennet (OUTSIDE TOP 2000) ranked in the Top 2000 are Ben (#740 IN RECENT RANKINGS), Benedict (#1209), Benito (#1742), Bennett (#153) and Bennie. Usage of these relations of Bennet reached its most widespread a century ago (MEDIAN #618) and has become significantly less since (#1168, DOWN 54%). Ben has historically been popular among parents, though Bennett has become trendy as well over time, while forms such as Bennie are no longer trendy. (2015 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-sounding names are Banner, Barnet, Benjee, Benjey, Benn, Benne, Benno, Benny, Bensen, Berndt, Berne, Bernet, Bernett, Bernt, Bonner, Brennen, Brennt (see Brent), Burnet, Dennes, Dennet, Denney, Gannet, Kenner, Kennet, Kenneth, Kennett, Kenney, Kennt, Renne, Sennet, Sennett and Tennent. These names tend to be more commonly used than Bennet.

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