Meaning and Origin of: Bena

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First name origins & meanings:

  • Hebrew : One of wisdom

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Last name origin & meaning:

  • Northern Italian (Piedmont) : from a reduced form of the medieval personal name Benenato (see Benenati).
  • Czech (Béňa) and Slovak (Beňa) : from a pet form of the personal name Benedikt (see Benedict).
  • Hungarian (Béna) : nickname from béna ‘lame’, or from a pet form of Benedek, Hungarian form of Benedict.