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Meaning and name origin

Bennett \b(e)-nne-tt\ as a boy's name is pronounced BEN-et. It is of French and Latin origin. The normal medieval vernacular form of Benedict, used by both women and men in the past. Nowdays, used mostly as a transferred use of the surname from the medieval given name. Humorist Bennett Cerf; choreographer Michael Bennett; author William Bennett; aviation pioneer Floyd Bennett.


Variations

Bennett has 4 variant forms: Benet, Benett, Bennet and Benoit.

For more information, see also the related boy name Ben.


Popularity

Bennett is a somewhat popular first name for males (#785 out of 1220, Top 64%) and an even more popular surname or last name for all people (#77 out of 88799, Top 0%) (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Bennett for boys (2014 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Bennett name in U.S.

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

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Bennett and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Bennett (#166), Ben (#723) and Benedict. (2014 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Bennett, Ben, Benedict in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Bennett, Ben, Benedict outside U.S.


Similar Names

Suggested similar baby names are Bennito, Bennt, Bernett, Kennett and Sennett. These names tend to be less commonly used than Bennett.

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