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Boy Name: Benito

Name: Benito
Pronunciation: \b(e)-ni-to\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy
Meaning: blessed
Origin: Latin
Sounds Like: Bennito, Bent, Benoit, Bennt, Benett, Benet
Similar Names: Benicio, Bengt, Benno, Benton, Berto, Renato
Rank as First Name (Given Name): 556
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 17883


Benito \b(e)-ni-to\ as a boy's name is a variant of Benedict (Latin), and the meaning of Benito is "blessed". See also Baruch.

The baby name Benito sounds like Bennito, Bent, Benoit, Bennt, Benett and Benet. Other similar baby names are Benicio, Bengt, Benno, Benton, Berto and Renato.

View a list of the 2 names that reference Benito.


Benito is a very popular first name for men (#556 out of 1220) and also a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#17883 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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