Meaning and Origin of: Bennett

Boy name origins & meanings

  • Latin : Anglicized version of Benedict

Family name origins & meanings

  • 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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