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Origin and popularity of first name Benedict

Origin of first name

(Latin.) From Benedict, blessed, well spoken of, or a person wishing all good. (Source : Geneanet)
Gender: Male
Name day: March 21 (Saint Benedict)

Popularity of the first name Benedict

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Geographical distribution of the first name Benedict

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