Meaning : Blessed, From Latin origin meaning 'blessed', there are 45 variants of this name.,

Origin : Latin, English,

Pronunciation : BEN-ə-dikt  , (BEN-e-dict), Ben E Dict,

Used : Derived from the Latin Benedictus (blessed), which is from benedicere (to speak well of, to bless). The name was borne by St. Benedict (c. 480 - 543), an Italian monk and founder of the Benedictine Order. He was responsible form the building of the great monastery at Monte Cassino, which remains the spiritual center of the Benedictines.,

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Benedict Expression, Benedict Soul Urge, Benedict Inner Dream


Numerology information Benedict:

numerologyName Number: 8 Meaning: Outer, Body, Physical, Ambition, Power, Progress, Career, Success, Respect, Fame, Means, Karma


Additional information Benedict:

additionalBenedict Arnold, first U.S. traitor.

additionalThe male name Benedict is mainly used in English speaking countries and by those who practice the Roman Catholic faith. This name is very common among Popes and was also the name of the Saint who began the Christian monastic order. There is also a famous Shakespeare character called Benedick who appears in ‘Much Ado About Nothing’.

additionalLatin Meaning: The name Benedict is a Latin baby name. In Latin the meaning of the name Benedict is: blessed. From benedictus meaning blessed. Famous bearers: 6th-century Italian saint Benedict of Nursia founded the Benedictine order of monks and nuns. The Benedictines monastical order.

additionalAmerican Meaning: The name Benedict is an American baby name. In American the meaning of the name Benedict is: blessed. From benedictus meaning blessed. Famous bearers: 6th-century Italian saint Benedict of Nursia founded the Benedictine order of monks and nuns. The Benedictines monastical order.

additionalFrom the Late Latin name Benedictus which meant "blessed". Saint Benedict was an Italian monk who founded the Benedictines in the 6th century. After his time the name was common among Christians, being used by 16 popes. In England it did not come into use until the 12th century, at which point it became very popular. This name was also borne by the American defector Benedict Arnold (1741-1801).


Definition funny of Benedict:

urbanPronoun: A legendary figure who is the envy of his friends. All the ladies want to be with him, all the men want to be him.

urbanDave: Dude, that Benedict is so fuckin' cool, I just want to be him. Bill: Me too. He gave my mum a spiderman monkeyface donkeypunch combo.

urbanBenedict is a man or so he may seem... The brightest star in the galaxy A wonder to our universe! A benevolent being who if not being the sexiest man on the planet is probably being the kindest. People of the world be prepared because one day you may meet the Benedict...Our silent guardian, a watchful protector... a dark knight.

urbanHave no fear Benedict is here!

urbanprobably the cutest pet one can have

urbanFemales were all on me when they saw me walking my eggs benedict down the street.

urban(v) to fuck over; to betray; to mislead


Expression information Benedict:

expressionPeople with this name are competent, practical, and often obtain great power and wealth. They tend to be successful in business and commercial affairs, and are able to achieve great material dreams. Because they often focus so strongly on business and achievement, they may neglect their private lives and relationships.


Soul information Benedict:

soulPeople with this name have a deep inner desire to use their abilities in leadership, and to have personal independence. They would rather focus on large, important issues, and delegate the details.


Songs about Benedict:

songsBeatrice and Benedict: Overture by Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra from the Album Berlioz: Overtures

songsUnion (Slopes Of St.Benedict) by Sabaton from the Album The Art Of War (Re-Armed)

songsBéatrice et Bénédict: Ouverture by Sir Colin Davis from the Album Berlioz: Béatrice et Bénédict

songsBenedict Rides (Vocal) by Merl Saunders & Friends from the Album Fire Up+

songsBéatrice et Bénédict : Act 1 "Comment le dédain pourrait-il mourir?" [Béatrice, Bénédict] by John Nelson from the Album Berlioz : Béatrice et Bénédict

songsBenedict Returns by David Holmes from the Album Music From The Motion Picture Ocean's Thirteen (Standard Version)

songsTribute to Benedict Cumberbatch by Papa Razzi and the Photogs from the Album Celebrity People Are the Better People Yes True


Books about Benedict:

booksBenedict Cumberbatch Calendar - 2015 Wall Calendars - Celebrity Calendars - Monthly Wall Calendars by Dream by MegaCalendars (Sep 1, 2014)

booksBenedict Cumberbatch: The Biography by Justin Lewis (Sep 15, 2014)

booksBenedict Cumberbatch, Transition Completed: Films, Fame, Fans by Lynnette Porter (Nov 3, 2014)

booksThe Benedict Bastard (Benedict Hall Novel) by Cate Campbell (Aug 26, 2014)

booksBenedict Arnold's Navy: The Ragtag Fleet That Lost the Battle of Lake Champlain but Won the American Revolution... by James Nelson (Apr 21, 2006)

booksBenedict's Dharma: Buddhists Reflect on the Rule of Saint Benedict by Norman Fischer, Joseph Goldstein, Judith Simmer Brown and Yifa (Sep 10, 2001)

booksBenedict Arnold: American Hero and Traitor (Graphic Biographies) by Michael Burgan and Terry Beatty (Jan 1, 2007)


Movies about Benedict:

moviesSt. Benedict's Rule 2009 NR - Runtime: 1 hr 18 mins Directed by: Jay Kanzler

moviesSaint Benedict 2011 NR - Runtime: 28 mins Directed by: Unavailable

moviesThe A&E Adventure Collection 2008 Unrated - Runtime: 19 hrs 28 mins Starring: Ioan Gruffudd, Isabella Rossellini, et al. Directed by: Andre Grieve, Yves Simoneau, et al.

moviesBirthday Concert for Pope Benedict XVI 2007 NR - Runtime: 1 hr 45 mins Starring: Hilary Hahn, et al. Directed by: Gustavo Dudamel

moviesPope Benedict XVI: A Love Affair with the Truth 2008 - Runtime: 56 mins Starring: - Directed by: Javier Martinez-Brocal

moviesPope Benedict XVI: A Profile On The Life Of Joseph Ratzinger 2009 NR - Runtime: 38 mins Directed by: Nick Goryachkin

moviesBenedict Arnold - A Question of Honor 2003 NR - Runtime: 1 hr 40 mins Starring: Aidan Quinn, Kelsey Grammer, et al. Directed by: Mikael Salomon


Wiki information Benedict:

Order of Saint Benedict
Religious order, Organization, Religious Organization, Architectural structure owner

The Order of Saint Benedict, also known – in reference to the colour of its members' habits – as the Black Monks, is a Roman Catholic religious order of independent monastic communities that observe the Rule of Saint Benedict. Each community within...

Pope Benedict XVI
Religious Leader, Military Person, Musical Artist, Person or entity appearing in film, Author, Academic, Person, Award Winner, Organization founder

Pope Benedict XVI was pope of the Catholic Church, having served from 2005 until his resignation in 2013. Benedict was elected on 19 April 2005 in a papal conclave following the death of Pope John Paul II and was inaugurated on 24 April...

Comments and insights on the name Benedict:

I believe Bennett is a form of Benedict.
I think the only problem would by the 'dic' part of the name.

Personal experiences with the name Benedict:
Nicknames for Benedict:

Ben, Benny, Ned

Meanings and history of the name :

From Latin, meaning "blessed".

Famous real-life people named Benedict:

St. Benedict of Nursia - Monk and teacher (Founder of the Benedictine order.)
Pope Benedict XVI
Benedict Arnold - Revolutionary War traitor (For this reason, historically the name has been given very seldom in the U.S.)
Benedict Allen - British explorer
Benedict Cumberbatch - British actor (Plays Sherlock Holmes in BCC's Sherlock and Khan Noonien Singh in Star Trek: Into Darkness.)

Benedict in song, story & screen:

'The Mysterious Benedict Society' book series by Trenton Lee Stewart


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