Benedict

Colors Related to this Name: Black, Purple

Qualities Related to this Name: Born Leader, Visionary

Popularity: This is a popular name in the US. Ranking #1494 in 2013 and #1281 in 2014.

Famous People

Benedict Freedman (Writer)

Meaning

In English

Origin: From Late Latin Benedictus ‎(“blessed, well spoken of”), from Latin benedīcō ‎(“I bless”).

Meaning(s):

-( male name -comes from the Latin language-), particularly of the sixth-century founder of the Benedictine order, and of several popes.

-(last name patronymic -comes from the language-)

In German

Meaning(s):

-( male name), a less common spelling of Benedikt