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Boy Name: Bennett

Name: Bennett
Pronunciation: \b(e)-nne-tt\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy
Origin: Latin
Related Names: Ben
Sounds Like: Bennt, Bennito
Variant forms: Benet, Benett, Bennet, Benoit
Rank as First Name (Given Name): 785
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 77

Description

Bennett \b(e)-nne-tt\ as a boy's name is pronounced BEN-et. It is of French and Latin origin. The normal medieval vernacular form of Benedict, used by both women and men in the past. Nowdays, used mostly as a transferred use of the surname from the medieval given name. Humorist Bennett Cerf; choreographer Michael Bennett; author William Bennett; aviation pioneer Floyd Bennett.

Bennett has 4 variant forms: Benet, Benett, Bennet and Benoit.

For more information, see also the related name Ben.

Baby names that sound like Bennett are Bennt and Bennito.

View a list of the 6 names that reference Bennett.

Popularity

Bennett is a somewhat popular first name for men (#785 out of 1220) and an even more popular surname or last name for both men and women (#77 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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