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Origin and popularity of the name BENET

Origin

Benet : 1: Catalan: from the Catalan form of the Latin personal name Benedictus (see Benedict).2: Jewish (Ashkenazic and Sephardic): from the personal name Benet ultimately derived from the Latin Benedictus (compare 1 above) and used by Jews as a vernacular equivalent of Hebrew Baruch.3: English (Montgomeryshire): variant of Bennett.4: French (mainly southern): variant of Benoît (see Benoit). Compare Bennet 3 and Bennett 3.

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Source : DAFN2 : Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, ©2022 by Patrick Hanks and Oxford University Press

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Geographic distribution of the 49,375 individuals with the name BENET on Geneanet.

 

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