Benedicta name meaning

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Updated: May 30th, 2024
Gender: Girl
Origin: Latin
Usage: German, English, Finnish, Swedish, Danish and Norwegian
Pronunciation: pronunciation of Benedicta b(e)-nedic-ta
Meaning: The Blessed
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What does Benedicta mean?

Notably used in Danish, Norwegian, Swedish, German, English and Finnish far-out, Benedicta came from Latin, meaning of Benedicta is "The Blessed" is used for girls. Benedicta is feminine of Benedictus. Benedictus is variation of ever lasting, frequently used and biblical Benedict.

Origin of Queer Benedictus is in Latin language, meaning of Benedictus is "Happy and Blessed".

How do I pronounce Benedicta?

The most common pronunciation of three syllabled Benedicta is b(e)-nedic-ta. ben(e)-di-cta is the different way(s) to pronounce the name.

Variants of Benedicta

Benedictus, Bendite, Bene, Ben, Binnie, Bendiks, Benedict, Benae, Behn, Benny, Benon, Bentley, Benton

Names that rhyme with Benedicta

How popular is the name Benedicta?

Benedicta is an uncommon baby name in United States, its highest ever rank is 3187 (1913) in its 18 years run on United States naming chart. Over 111 babies in United States have been named Benedicta.

In England and Wales, it has been in use since 1998 and achieved its top ranking of 2781 in 2006. It had a short run of 4 years on France girl names chart.

But Benedicta is a popular baby name in Ghana where every 1 in 600 have the name as well as in, Nigeria, Peru, Philippines, Brazil and Bolivia. At least, 140000 people globally have carried Benedicta as their given name according to our estimate.

YearRankBirths
2019155015
2018137646
2016117638
2014145376
2013131387
2010169805
2003157805
1997137225
193438026
193143315
View more ▾[1] Source: Social Security Administration

Facts

Benedicta in Nordic countries

CountriesMenWomen
First NameSecondary NameFirst NameSecondary Name
Netherlands0871346
Finland00026
Sweden082599
Norway081017
Denmark00100

Here's what numbers has to say about Benedicta

You are courageous but stubborn when convinced you are doing things the right way. Having vowel E as your first one in your name represents your sensitivity. You find motivation in the most unusual places and people. You are a stubborn person who's ready for a change. You are soft as cotton on the inside but hard as candy on the outside. You are the most sensitive person but prefer to keep it secret so you don't give people a chance to take advantage of you.

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Sibling Names for Benedicta

If you're considering the name "Benedicta" for your little one, you may also be searching for sibling names that complement it well. Look no further - we've compiled a list of both timeless and unique names that pair perfectly with Benedicta. From classic favorites to modern treasures, there's something here for every family to consider.

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Famous people named Benedicta

  • Benedicta Ajudua, Nigerian sprinter
  • Benedicta Mendoza, from 1969 crime, drama film Yawar Mallku, who portrayed Paulina.
  • In 2019, Benedicta Sánchez characterized the role of Benedicta in crime, drama film O que arde.
  • In 1966, Benedicta Huanca played the role of Sabina in drama flick Ukamau.
  • In 2016 comedy film, Made in Italy: Ciao Brother, Benedicta Boccoli played Patricia.

  • Biblical Girl Names
  • Girl names beginning with B
  • American Girl Names
  • English Girl Names
  • Latin Girl Names
  • Danish Girl Names
  • Finnish Girl Names
  • German Girl Names
  • Norwegian Girl Names
  • Swedish Girl Names
  • Baby Names that mean Blessed

Sources

  1. Social Security Administration, https://www.ssa.gov/oact/babynames/index.html
  2. Office for National Statistics, https://www.ons.gov.uk/peoplepopulationandcommunity/birthsdeathsandmarriages/livebirths
  3. Institut national de la statistique et des études économiques, https://www.insee.fr/fr/statistiques/2540004
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