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Origin and popularity of the name BENOIT


Benoit : French (Benoît): from the personal name Benoît French form of Benedict. Compare Benoist Benoy Benware Benway and Ward.


Source : DAFN2 : Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, ©2022 by Patrick Hanks and Oxford University Press
FANBI : The Oxford Dictionary if Family Names in Britain and Ireland, ©2016, University of the West of England

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