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What does Benoit mean?

Benoit Pronunciation of Benoit [benoit] as a boys' name is of Latin derivation, and the meaning of Benoit is "blessed". Benoit is a French form of Benedict (Latin): from Church Latin Benedictus. Benoit is also a form of Bennett (French, Latin).

Associated with: blessed.

Variations

Benoit has 1 variant: Bennie.

13 more different relations via Benedict, Bennett: Ben, Bendick, Bendict, Benedikt, Benet, Benett, Bengt, Benicio, Benito, Bennet, Bennito, Bennt and Bent.

Creative forms:
(male) Bendy, Beroit, ..

(female) Benda, Bengit, ..

Middle name pairings:
Benoit Jonathon (B.J.), ..

How popular is Benoit?

Benoit is an unusual given name for men but a very prominent surname for all people (#1741 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related boy names. Ben (#740 via latest list), Benedict (#1209), Benicio (#1324), Benito (#1742), Bennett (#153) and Bennie are the prominent alternative forms of Benoit (not ranked). Other forms, like Benedikt, are uncommon. These forms of Benoit were popular with parents in the 1880s (median #849) and are now much less widespread (#1194, 52% less usage), with forms like Bennie becoming less in vogue. Bennett is the most trendy boy name here. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Benoit is pronounced similarly to Benno, Benny and Boni. Other recommended names are Beagin, Beatie, Beavis, Beegin, Belmont, Bemis, Benjee, Benjey, Benji, Benjie, Benjiro, Benjy, Benn, Benne, Benoni, Bensen, Benson, Bentlie, Bently, Benton, Benzion, Bergin, Beric, Berkie, Berlin, Berndt, Bernet, Bernett, Bernie, Bernis, Bernold (see Bernal), Bernt, Bert, Bertie, Bertil, Bertin, Bertolt, Berwin, Bevin, Bevis, Bevon, Bevvin, Birkit, Boid, Boot, Brendin, Brendt, Brennin, Brennt (see Brent), Brent, Brentin, Brentt, Brit, Gerrit, Kermit, Merit, Nesbit and Ranjit. These names tend to be more commonly used than Benoit.

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