Meaning and Origin of: Bennett

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First name origins & meanings:

  • Latin : Anglicized version of Benedict

Last name origin & meaning:

  • English : from the medieval personal name Benedict (Latin Benedictus meaning ‘blessed’). In the 12th century the Latin form of the name is found in England alongside versions derived from the Old French form Beneit, Benoit, which was common among the Normans. See also Benedict.

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